St. Marys Area Ambulance Service was established in 1967 and has rendered nearly 200,000 calls for service since that time. Our annual budget is approximately $1.3 million. We are a 501(c)3 Charitable Organization which is Governed by a Board of Directors. We are the PRIMARY 911 response for the City of St. Marys and the Borough of Johnsonburg. We are paramedic assist for Fox, Jay, and Benezette Townships as well as for all of Cameron County.
Our facility is located at 773 Johnsonburg Road adjacent to Penn Highlands Elk. Our new facility was built in 1996. We have living quarters which has a kitchen, dining room, living room, 6 sleep areas with bathroom and shower accommodations. Our garage area contains six vehicle bays which house our 5 fully stocked Basic and Advanced Life support ambulances as well as our Paramedic Interceptor.
Our staffing is comprised of 6 full time paramedics, 5 part time paramedics, 4 full time EMT's, and 16 part time EMT's. We always have two full crews, which each crew consists of one paramedic and one EMT, on station at all times, available to take emergencies calls 24 hours per day - 7 days per week.
Our vehicles were all purchased new and are maintained to stringent manufacturer standards. We have 5 Type 1 ambulances with the most recent one purchased in 2019. All of our ambulances are equipped with Ferno iN/X Integrated Patient Transport and Loading System. These units are state of the art and are the safest stretcher and system available for patients and our crews. They are also each equipped with a Lifepak 15 Cardiac Monitor. We also have one Transport Ventilator.
We have been Re-Licensed in 2023 by the Pennsylvania Department of Health for Advanced Life Support Squad, Advanced Life Support Ambulance, and Basic Life Support Ambulance. Our Paramedics and EMT's are the top of the line, most well trained and certified professionals around. They are dedicated to being the best that they can be and are ready to care for you in your time of need.
Our facility is available for any resident at any time to come and tour our facility, unless of course we are on an emergency call. Just call our station at (814)781-1571 and ask to come and see our station and meet our staff, we would be more than happy to have you!