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Ambulance Service


Grant Capel

Ambulance Director

Phone: (618)833‑2871
Fax: (618) 833‑6201
Email: ucas@unioncountyil.gov

204 W. Mis­sis­sip­pi St.
PO Box 37
Jones­boro, IL  62952

Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Duties & Responsibilities



The mission of Union County Ambulance Service is to provide quality care to our patients and the citizens of Union County with the utmost professionalism and courtesy, and to treat our patients and employees in a respectful and friendly manner, and to be a positive influence in our community.” Union County Ambulance Service responds to all of the county’s 911 emergency medical calls 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  Our business office is also available to help with billing issues and payments during the times listed above during office hours.  Union County Ambulance Service is licensed as a Paramedic Advanced Life Support service through the Illinois Department of Public Health.  We practice under protocol driven medical treatment from the Southern Illinois Reginal EMS System out of Memorial Hospital of Carbondale under the supervision of Dr. Joseph Haake.  Union County Ambulance Service has three ALS (advanced life-support) licensed ambulances and one BLS (basic life-support) ambulance.  We host several in-house educational opportunities annually to ensure our staff stays up to date on care, treatments, and equipment.  Union County Ambulance Service actively participates with youth groups, schools, and other community organizations to facilitate awareness and serve our community to the best of our ability.   By doing so we hope to set a good example and serve as role models for our youth in the process.  Union County Ambulance Service is honored to serve the citizens of Union County.
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