Our advanced life support medics generally have more than 400 hours of training to attain their certification, plus many more hours of on-the-job experience.
Union Volunteer Emergency Squad responds to nearly 10,000 911 calls each year in the Town of Union.
UVES maintains 9 emergency vehicles: seven type III ambulances; an advanced life support fly car; a basic life support quick response vehicle. We have a special gator modified for off-road emergencies.
We cover more than 56,000 residents in the 18th-largest town in New York. And the daytime population in our coverage area is larger than that.
We maintain three stations to provide the fastest response: Central Station on Avenue B in Endwell; The Panko Station on Riverside Drive in Johnson City and the West Station on Maple Street in Endicott.
We respond to 90% of our calls in the Town of Union within 12 minutes.
The Panko Station is named for Nicholas Panko, a longtime supporter of UVES.
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We offer training in cardiopulmonary resuscitation certified by the American Heart Association.
We offer car seat inspection and installation by certified Child Passenger Safety Seat Technicians.
Effective CPR done immediately after cardiac arrest can triple a victim’s chance of survival.