MEDICAL TRANSPORTATION RESOURCES

AMBULANCES

Amcare Ambulance Service Inc. – (315) 339-5600) primary Service covers areas within the seven Townships of Rome, Lee, Floyd, Annsville, Verona and Vienna.

Central Oneida County Volunteer Ambulance Corps: – (315) 853-2118 provides non-emergent medical transport services, such as transportation to and from medical appointments, or to schedule a transfer. Please be advised that approval from participating insurance company must be attained prior to the patient being transported by COCVAC.

Edwards Ambulance – (315) 737-7657

Kunkel Ambulance Services – (315) 797-4111 provides emergency and non-emergency ambulance service in the City of Utica and Oneida County in the Mohawk Valley of Upstate New York.

BUSES

CENTRO Buses Bus Information Utica (315) 797-7803 Bus Information Rome (315) 336-5310 Routes to St. Lukes Hospital, Rome Hospital, and much more.

Call-a-Bus – Information Utica (315) 797-1703 For TTY/TTD Services (315) 797-0147  Rome(315) 336-0147  For TTY/TTD Services (315) 797-2428 Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm.
A Public Rideshare transportation service of the Central New York Regional Transportation Authority. (CNYRTA)

Greyhound – (315) 735-4471 Utica
Regional bus services from Boehlert Transportation Center at Union station Customer Service (315) 735-4471 for wheelchair accessibility, contact 1-800-752-4841 48 hours in advance of your trip.

Trailways buses – (800) 776-7548
Regional bus service from Boehlert Transportation Center at Union station to Syracuse Bus Station Discounts are available for adults over 65 and children under 11. Wheelchair lift equipped available 24 hour advance notice. Closed Thanksgiving & Christmas.

Coach USA/Chenango Valley Bus Company – 1-800-631-8405
Regional bus service from Boehlert Transportation Center at Union Station to New York City, Long Island, The Catskill, Binghamton, Ithaca, Elmira, Utica and more!

VETERAN INFORMATION

Disabled American Veterans Volunteer Transportation Network (Freeville VA clinic) — (607) 591-7388
Disabled American Veterans Volunteer Transportation (Rome NY) (315) 334-7100 x57353
Disabled American Veterans Volunteer Transportation Network (Syracuse clinic) — (800) 221-2883 x54352 

Call to request a ride to the VA clinic.  Must have 48 hour advance notice.

Angel Flights for Veterans Services (800) 296-1217

For financially needy veterans/active duty military person or their family member(s) to access distant specialized medical evaluation, diagnosis, treatment, or rehabilitation.

VOLUNTEER RIDE SERVICES

Community Transportation Services – (518) 648-5911
Serving rides for the elderly, disabled, and disadvantaged persons in need of and without access to transportation for medical, health, and other necessary services.  Areas served Speculator, Lake Pleasant, Wells, Piseco, Hope, Benson, Hoffmeister, Long Lake, and Indian Lake.

RSVP Senior Medical Transportation Program – (315) 798-8710
The RSVP Senior Medical Transportation Program provides rides to seniors in Oneida County who are unable to access or qualify for other transportation services.

(Ride) Retired Individuals Driving Elderly – (315) 894-9917
A specialized program of The Retired & Senior Volunteer Program of Herkimer County. Catholic Charities providing transportation service for seniors to health related appointments. Booking needs to be made 48 hours in advanced.

American Cancer Society Road to Recovery Program – 1-800-227-2345
Provides transportation for cancer patients in active cancer treatment to chemotherapy and radiation. (Must be ambulate).

OFA of Herkimer County Transportation
Provides rides to seniors who are 60 and older. If the senior needs assistance due to mobility issues or dementia-related confusion, another adult, who may be younger than 60, may accompany the senior in order to provide necessary assistance. Wheelchair accessible vans are available, they suggest you call at least a week or more ahead. They schedule rides as early as 8:15 AM until 2:30 PM. A special run to Little Falls and Dolgeville is scheduled every Thursday & Friday. To make a reservation, call (315) 867-1121

Suggested donations for transportation can be seen on the Herkimer County website.

OTHER TRANSPORTATION SUPPORT SERVICES

Medicaid Information, Herkimer County
Medical Answering Service 1-866-753-4524

Medicaid Information, Oneida County
Medical Answering Service 1-855-852-3288

Angel Bus — 1-800-768-0238
Provides non-emergency long-distance ground transportation to patients in need to ensure access to medical appointments essential for healthcare.

Angel Flights Corporate Angel Network — (866) 328-1313
May help to get a free flight on a corporate airplane for cancer, bone marrow donors & recipients, treatment or a second opinion. Often flies from the Elmira/Corning Airport to the New York City area.

Angel Flight Northeast — (800) 549-9980
Since Angel Flight Northeast’s first flight in 1996, their mission coordinators have scheduled more than 71,000 flights. Our 1,000+ Volunteer Pilots have flown over 13 million miles providing more than 66,000 patients and their families free air transportation to medical care. As well, our 200+ Earth Angels are there to greet the patients and their families with open arms and transport them to and from their destinations. Angel Flight Northeast’s main service area covers 9 states: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont.

Angel Flight Northeast is a 501(C)3 non-profit organization honored to serve the courageous men, women, children and their families who have an incredible will to live. Our volunteer pilots fly free of charge those who turn to us for help in getting to hospitals to receive much needed medical care.