MEDICAL TRANSPORTATION RESOURCES

For a medical emergency always call 9-1-1

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.

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.

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

 

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+. Wheelchair accessible vans are available, they suggest you call at least a week or more ahead. Suggested donations for transportation can be seen on the Herkimer County website.