Category Archive: Ambulance Service

Apr
25

Invitation to Bid – Ambulance

The County of Union, Illinois is requesting sealed bids for the purchase of a new Type I ambulance.  Prospective suppliers must comply with all KKK-A-1822F Federal Ambulance Specifications or updated regulatory requirements as well as all Illinois Department of Public Health directives.  Prospective companies can obtain bid specifications and drawings by contacting Director Grant Capel …

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Permanent link to this article: http://blog.unioncountyil.gov/?p=2364

Sep
15

Union County Ambulance Announces 2016 EMS Grant Award

Union County Ambulance has been awarded $1625.00 from the Illinois EMS Assistance Fund for the purchase of a new stair chair with tracks for the service. Application was made by Director Grant Capel in September of 2015 and funding was completed for the purchase and issued to Union County in August of 2016.  Union County …

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Permanent link to this article: http://blog.unioncountyil.gov/?p=2048

Jul
11

Ambulance Service receives Mission Lifeline Bronze Award

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Union County Ambulance has received the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline EMS Bronze Award for implementing quality improvement measures for the treatment of patients who experience severe heart attacks. Every year, more than 250,000 people experience an ST elevation myocardial infarction (STEM I) the most deadly type of heart attack caused by a blockage of blood flow to …

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Jul
11

Ambulance Service receives grant for additional power cot

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The Union County Board of Commissioners in conjunction with Union County Ambulance is proud to announce the addition of a new Stryker Power Cot to the ambulance service. Union County Government has partnered with the Illinois Counties Risk Management Trust, also known as ICRMT, to help manage the insurance needs of the local government. These individuals have been …

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Dec
29

Updated Flood Warning

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Please see this updated release from the Sheriff’s office regarding flood conditions and siren activity.

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Dec
28

Potential for Flooding

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  The Union County Sheriff’s Office, Union County Ambulance and Union County Emergency Management Service are alerting residents of potential flooding in low lying areas.

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Feb
09

CLOSED – Position Open – EMT Paramedic

EMT Paramedic Jonesboro, IL Full-time Company Description Union County Ambulance Service is an ALS licensed ambulance service located in Jonesboro, IL. Job Description UCAS has a work schedule of 24 hours on and 48 hours off.  We are responsible for 911 emergency calls as well as non-emergency transports.  We offer a competitive starting wage along with a benefit package …

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Permanent link to this article: http://blog.unioncountyil.gov/?p=1488

Jan
14

WSIU: Union County Emergency Care Upgraded

Great job by Ambulance Director Grant Capel on WSIU discussing upgrades to emergency services. Click here to listen online.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.unioncountyil.gov/?p=1455

Nov
13

Union County Ambulance receives funds from the Illinois Department of Public Health

Union County Ambulance is proud to announce that it has received funding from the Illinois Department of Public Health Emergency Medical Assistance Fund for the fiscal year 2015.  Grant Capel the Director of Union County Ambulance submitted paperwork for consideration in April of 2014 requesting funding toward the purchase of equipment for the service.  Director …

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Permanent link to this article: http://blog.unioncountyil.gov/?p=1382

Aug
27

RFP for Ambulance Service Maintenance Project

The County of Union, Illinois is requesting bids for a building maintenance project for the Union County Ambulance Service.   Sealed proposals will be received by the County at the Union County Clerk’s Office by September 26, 2014 at 8:00 A.M.  Copies of the Request for Proposals are available at the Union County Clerk’s Office or …

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Permanent link to this article: http://blog.unioncountyil.gov/?p=1298

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