Chaffee County Ambulance

Find Chaffee County Colorado ambulances. Ambulances provide information on emergency care services and the transport of individuals to and from the hospital.

Chaffee County Ambulance 10364 County Road 120 Salida CO 81201 719-539-1914

About Chaffee County Ambulances

Chaffee County Ambulances provide emergency and non-emergency medical transport for patients going to hospitals, medical centers, and other health care facilities in Chaffee County, CO. Ambulance Services can be provided by a variety of Chaffee County government, private non-profit, or for-profit entities. Chaffee County Ambulance Service providers may only provide transport services, or they may offer transport services in conjunction with Emergency Medical Services (EMS).

You may contact Ambulance Services for questions about:
  • Chaffee County Ambulance Companies
  • Emergency transportation in Chaffee County
  • Insurance coverage and billing
  • Chaffee County Ambulance Service jobs and employment
  • Call 9-1-1 for emergencies
Chaffee County Emergency Ambulance Service

Chaffee County Emergency Ambulance Services is one component of a network of resources activated during a medical emergency. Emergency response is a coordinated effort, usually between multiple agencies, which typically involves Chaffee County 911 dispatch, on-scene care by first responders, and transport to an appropriate facility. When provided in conjunction with EMS, Ambulance Services are often operated as part of a county or local government Chaffee County Emergency Services Department or Chaffee County Public Safety Department. In addition to transport capability, the Ambulance may be staffed with Emergency Medical Technicians or Paramedics who are qualified to provide Basic Life Support or Advanced Life Support to patients experiencing medical emergencies.

Chaffee County Private Ambulance Service

Chaffee County and local governments may also contract out EMS and Ambulance Services to private organizations that provide both EMS and transport services. Hybrid arrangements are also common, in which Ambulance Services are contracted to a private organization, while Chaffee County or local EMS staff provide both on-scene care as well as pre-hospital medical care during transport.

Non-Emergency Medical Transportation

Chaffee County Ambulance Services are also necessary for a variety of non-emergency situations, normally on a scheduled basis. Ambulances are often a medical necessity for a patient's transport for planned medical services, such as to a dialysis facility for end-stage renal disease patients. Chaffee County Ambulance providers also transport nursing home residents to health care providers, often on a contractual basis with the nursing home. Ambulance Service providers also offer chair car services in vehicles equipped with side wheelchair lifts. Unscheduled non-emergency Ambulance transportation may be provided in Chaffee County, in some cases, such as when transport is needed to diagnose or treat a patient's health condition and the use of any other method of transportation would endanger the patient's health.