Callaway County EMS
311 Hickman Avenue,
PO Box 246
In an Emergency Dial 911 or (573) 642-8800
Board Meeting Notice
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.