Helping people in crisis or emergency is the mission of the Johnson County Ambulance Service (JCAS), but that is just a part of the Emergency Medical Services routinely provided to the persons in the Johnson County Area.
ACCESS TO HELP IN EMERGENCIES
Johnson County Ambulance Service operates within an Enhanced 911 System. Placing a call for help may be done on any type of phone, by dialing 911. A trained dispatcher will answer the call and immediately send out an ambulance, first responders, and if indicated law enforcement officers.
RESPONSES TO CALLS
PATIENT ASSESSMENT AND HISTORY
JCAS paramedics begin a rapid assessment of the patient’s physical condition. The paramedics can them immediately begin treatment and relay this medical information to the hospital emergency room giving them time to prepare for the patients arrival.
PACKING AND TRANSPORT