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Basic & Advanced Life Support

When you dial 911, Erie County Department of Public Safety dispatch center will dispatch a West County Paramedic Association with a paramedic and EMT, along with your local fire department ambulance. Call 911 for any life threatening emergency, such as heart attack, severe fall, an automobile accident, an illness, etc. Calling 911 provides the fastest possible response from Emergency Personnel. Read more...

Wheelchair & Medical Taxi Transport

WCPA provides Wheelchair transportation on a non-emergency basis. This includes hospital to hospital, home to hospital, or hospitals to home.  Special event's such as weddings, funerals, etc. if drivers are available. Read more...

Non-Emergency Medical Stretcher Transport

WCPA provides medical stretcher transportation on a non-emergency basis. This includes hospital to hospital, home to hospital, or hospitals to home.  Special event's such as weddings, funerals, etc. if drivers are available. Read more...

Welcome to the West County Paramedic Association

West County Paramedics provides Advanced Life Support (ALS) and Basic Life Support (BLS) services along with routine medical transport and medical taxi.  Its board of directors is made up of two representatives of the seven owner departments and one associate member department which consist of Albion, Cranesville, Fairview, Girard, Lake City, Lake Shore, Platea and Springfield Fire Departments.  The office is located at 6852 Meadville Rd along with the primary headquarters for the operations.  We also have a satellite base located at Fairview Station 53, 7040 West Lake Rd. WCPA billing office also provides ambulance invoicing service for several contracted ambulance services as well as West County Paramedic Association. 
 
    West County Paramedic Association is the first and oldest operating Advanced Life Support Service in Erie County. Incorporated in 1979 as a single staffed volunteer ALS unit, today we currently operate 2, ALS Licensed ambulances, 3 BLS licensed ambulance, 2 ALS response vehicles, 5 wheel chair vans which are licensed by the Public Utility Commission.  We operate under the Pennsylvania State Regional Medical Protocols adopted by the Department of Health through the regional EMS Council known as EMMCO West, located in Meadville, Pennsylvania. Our Medical Director is Dr. Chris Cammarata from UPMC Hamot. 

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Contact Us:
Emergencies: DIAL 9-1-1
Non-Emergency: (814) 774-3915
Fax Number: (814) 774 8045

Address:
West County Paramedic Association 
6852 Meadville Rd.
Girard, PA 16417

Hours:
Calls Answered 24 hours per day, year-round.


Office Hours:
Mon. to Fri. 8am to 4:30pm
Weekends CLOSED

INCIDENT INFORMATION

Emergency:                 Non-Emergency:
    2017: 2,579                      2017: 7,323 2016: 2,816                      2016: 7,894
 2015: 2,873                      2015: 7,838
 2014: 2,618                      
2014: 8,604
 2013: 2,582                      
2013: 9,079
        

WEBSITE INFORMATION

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