Ellenville First Aid & Rescue Squad
1 Webster Street
Ellenville, NY 12428
Text the word: EFARS To: 72727
Hours of OperationMonday-Friday
The Ellenville First Aid & Rescue Squad, Inc., is a Not-for -Profit, 501(C)(3)) corporation organized inn 1955 to provide Emergency . Medical Services to the residents and visitors of the Ellenville, NY area. We are a New York State Department of Health Certified Advanced Life Support Ambulance Agency. The Basic Life Support (BLS) function is staffed by volunteer Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT's), drivers and crew members. The Advanced Life Support (ALS) function is staffed by paid, career paramedics.
The Ellenville First Aid & Rescue Squad, Inc., provides Emergency Medical Services, BLS and ALS, to nearly 130 square miles of the Town of Wawarsing, NY served by the Cragsmoor, Ellenville and Napanoch Fire Districts. The Squad also has a Jaws of Life Rescue Team, a Rope Rescue Team and a Dive Team for Water and Ice rescue
Junior Squad membership is open to individuals 15-17 years of age who reside in the communities we serve and are in good academic standing.
Senior Squad membership is open to individuals at least age 18 who live, work or are willing to stay in our service area. Members are expected to take provided training, IE CPR, CFR, EMT, and agree to a duty period.