Baptist Ambulance began service in Crittenden County, Arkansas this week with an initial two ambulances providing interfacility service and responding to 911 calls in the county.
“We are proud to be the ambulance transportation partner of Baptist Memorial Health Care throughout their hospital system. Baptist Ambulance has placed an initial two ambulances in Crittenden County to respond to calls from the hospital and through the county 911 system. Our plan is to increase the number of ambulances dedicated to the system in the future and continue to increase our service to the county and its people.”Baptist Ambulance, Vice President of Operations Eric Messer
As of December 11, Baptist Ambulance is providing transportation service to patients at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Crittenden, as well as participating in the county communication center process to be assigned to respond to 911 calls within the county.
Baptist Ambulance’s regional headquarters is located in neighboring Shelby County. The company operates 35 ambulances throughout its three-state footprint in Arkansas, West Tennessee and Mississippi.
Baptist Ambulance is a subsidiary of Priority Ambulance, one of the nation’s fastest-growing ambulance companies in the nation with a large concentration in the Southeast. The company operates in West Tennessee and Mississippi as Baptist Ambulance serving more than 43,000 patients each year, including seven communities with 911 service. The company currently provides 911 services to Calhoun, Lafayette, Lowndes, Union, Attala and Prentiss counties in Mississippi; Obion, Carroll and Tipton counties in Tennessee; and Crittenden in Arkansas.