Osage Beach Ambulance – Spring 2024

Our service spotlight for this edition of the Missouri EMS Connection features Osage Beach Ambulance Service. Osage Beach is in Camden County in the Lake of the Ozark region of the state along Highway 54; about 41 miles west of Jefferson City and 10 miles east of Camdenton.

Union Ambulance District – Winter 2023

This issue’s service spotlight article takes us deep into the heart of St. Louis County in a response area of high-rise commercial buildings, high-rise residential buildings, one family dwellings, the I-170 corridor, St. Louis County infrastructure and buildings, a commuter rail system, and three higher education colleges served by the Clayton Fire Department.

Clayton Fire Department – Fall 2023

This issue’s service spotlight article takes us deep into the heart of St. Louis County in a response area of high-rise commercial buildings, high-rise residential buildings, one family dwellings, the I-170 corridor, St. Louis County infrastructure and buildings, a commuter rail system, and three higher education colleges served by the Clayton Fire Department.

Vernon County Ambulance District – Summer 2023

North Scott County Ambulance District (NSCAD) Chief Larry Chasteen is justifiably proud of his team. “We’ve been here since 1987, after an approved property tax provided funding. Our community approved a sales tax in 2020 to expand support for our services, which helped tremendously. We’re here to take care of that community,” said Chasteen.

North Scott County Ambulance District – Spring 2023

North Scott County Ambulance District (NSCAD) Chief Larry Chasteen is justifiably proud of his team. “We’ve been here since 1987, after an approved property tax provided funding. Our community approved a sales tax in 2020 to expand support for our services, which helped tremendously. We’re here to take care of that community,” said Chasteen.

Golden Valley Memorial Healthcare EMS – Fall 2022

Our service spotlight for this issue is Golden Valley Memorial Healthcare (GVMH) EMS. It is a hospital-based service that is centrally located in Henry County, which is an hour southeast of the Kansas City metro area. Henry County covers 697 square miles of land and 35 square miles of Truman Lake with a population of 22,000. The GVMH EMS provides emergent and non-emergent transport.

Mehlville Fire Protection District – Summer 2022

Mehlville Fire Protection District (MFPD) is an advanced life support (ALS) stand-alone fire protection and ambulance service located in south St. Louis County, Mo. MFPD is considered a political subdivision that provides fire, rescue, emergency medical, fire prevention, and inspection services for the cities of Sunset Hills, Green Park, Lakeshire, the townships of Oakville, Mattese, Concord Village, Sappington, and portions of the township of Lemay and unincorporated St. Louis County. Founded in 1953,

Mercer County Ambulance District – Spring 2022

Mercer County Ambulance District (MCAD) is located in Princeton, Missouri at the junction of US Highway 65 and US Highway 136 in the northcentral portion of Missouri. The county seat is Princeton. While learning more about this ambulance district, I came up with a few words that are embodied by MCAD, including: service, longevity, community, and Calamity Jane. You will have to read on if you want to know more about that last one.