Pettis County Ambulance District is implementing a continuity of operations plan in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Our crews will be instituting enhanced personal protective equipment (PPE) and procedures such as:
- Maintaining six feet of distance for initial assessment, when possible.
- Donning enhanced PPE on calls of suspected respiratory infection or flu-like symptoms.
- Placing a mask on the patient, when possible.
Eric Dirck, EMS Chief, Pettis County Ambulance District
In April of 2012 the Pettis County Ambulance District was established with the goal of providing high-quality emergency medical care to all residents in the approximately 700-square-mile area that is Pettis County.
Pettis County Ambulance District officially began providing emergency medical services to the Pettis County area on October 1st, 2013, with approximately thirty employees, five ambulances and one support vehicle.
The Pettis County Ambulance District has grown to approximately 70 Employees, eleven ambulances and three support vehicles.
The Pettis County Ambulance District continues to be committed to professional and compassionate care while providing excellence in service.
Some additions to our service over the years include but are not limited to:
- Added one satellite station at Highway 50 and TT Highway to further cover the Pettis County area
- Assisting the Windsor Ambulance District in re-establishing an emergency medical service by contracting for them while they rebuild
- Added the PCAD Educational Center for employee training courses, holding emergency medical technician courses as well as various public educational courses
- In 2020 improved Medical Billing Services to allow online submission of payments, insurance information, and various other aspects to make the process easier for all