Board Meeting Notice
September 16, 2014
Our mission is to provide the highest
quality emergency and non-emergency care, education, and outreach
programs to our communities with compassion, professionalism,
responsibility and knowledge through stewardship of our resources.
Our vision is to extend Callaway County Ambulance District’s
clinical impact beyond the emergency medical field to include total
improvement of our community’s overall health with use of compassion,
training, and constant improvement of the services we provide to our
About the District
Callaway County Ambulance District is a career
governmental emergency medical service serving 44,322 residents in a
county of 839 square miles. Our department consists of 30 full-time
and 20 part-time members. We are a non-affiliated municipal department
that provides advanced life support with paramedics. Operations are
based from 3 stations, located in the north, central, and south areas of
our county. Our headquarters is located in Fulton, MO, and our other
stations are located in Kingdom City, MO and Holts Summit, MO. Our
headquarters is staffed 24/7 by one paramedic, one EMT-Basic, and a
Shift Supervisor. Each of our other stations is staffed 24/7 by one
paramedic and one EMT-Basic. We maintain a response fleet of six
ambulances and one command/rapid response vehicle.
In addition to our primary response area, we have
mutual aid agreements with the surrounding counties to provide emergency
medical response if requested.
We provide emergency medical response,
inter-facility medical transports, special event standbys, and
citizen assists to our community.
In calendar year, 2012 we responded to 4,131 requests
for service, resulting in 2,850 transports. Our call volume is a
combination of 911 emergency medical calls, traffic crashes, citizen
assists, non-emergent and emergency inter-facility transports (taking
patients from a smaller hospital to one with a higher level of care) and
mutual aid requests.
Our operating revenue comes from a 1/2 cent
sales tax and charges for services rendered.