Monroe Ambulance wants to serve eastern Orleans

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 3 March 2014 at 12:00 am

Hearing today at 1 p.m. at Emergency Management Office

ALBION – A Rochester-based ambulance company will pitch its plan this afternoon to provide ambulance services for eastern Orleans County.

Monroe Ambulance will share its plan at 1 p.m. today at the Orleans County Emergency Management Office, 14064 West Countyhouse Rd. The meeting is a public hearing and is required as part of the company’s certificate of need application with the state.

Monroe Ambulance currently provides advanced life support services in eastern Orleans. It wants to transport patients by ambulance in addition to ALS.

The Kendall, Holley and Clarendon fire departments all have ambulance squads in eastern Orleans. Central Orleans Volunteer Ambulance, based in Albion, also is pursuing a certificate of need to transport patients in eastern Orleans.