Bedford County Ambulance

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

Bedford Area Ambulance Service 130 West Vondersmith Avenue Bedford PA 15522 814-623-6534

Chestnut Ridge Ambulance Assoc 4037 Quaker Valley Road Alum Bank PA 15521 814-839-2774

Hyndman Area Rescue Squad Ambulance 164 Market Hyndman PA 15545 814-842-6755

Raystown Ambulance Service 4 East South Street Everett PA 15537 814-652-6018

Shawnee Valley Ambulance Service 166 Valley Road Schellsburg PA 15559 814-733-4595

Southern Cove Ambulance Service 3259 Brumbaugh Road New Enterprise PA 16664 814-766-2011

About Bedford County Ambulances

Bedford County Ambulances provide emergency and non-emergency medical transport for patients going to hospitals, medical centers, and other health care facilities in Bedford County, PA. Ambulance Services can be provided by a variety of Bedford County government, private non-profit, or for-profit entities. Bedford 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:
  • Bedford County Ambulance Companies
  • Emergency transportation in Bedford County
  • Insurance coverage and billing
  • Bedford County Ambulance Service jobs and employment
  • Call 9-1-1 for emergencies
Bedford County Emergency Ambulance Service

Bedford 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 Bedford 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 Bedford County Emergency Services Department or Bedford 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.

Bedford County Private Ambulance Service

Bedford 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 Bedford County or local EMS staff provide both on-scene care as well as pre-hospital medical care during transport.

Non-Emergency Medical Transportation

Bedford 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. Bedford 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 Bedford 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.