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Jackson County Ambulance Service (JCAS) is a modern, Advanced (ALS) and Basic Life Support (BLS) capable medical service based in Carbondale, Illinois. Additional County ambulance bases are in Murphysboro and Ava.
The mission of JCAS is to provide a quality environment and a secure and superior quality of life through the provision of public education, emergency medical services, and rescue services, to those who live, visit, work, or invest in Jackson County.
JCAS accomplishes its mission through prevention, education, medical services, and other related emergency and non-emergency activities. JCAS staff actively participate in our county's civil and social fabric, serve as role models, and strive to effectively and efficiently utilize all of the necessary resources at their command to provide a product deemed excellent by our citizens.
The business office staff is available to assist with all reimbursement services. The emergency medical staff is available 24 x 7 x 365 to serve every medical emergency in Jackson County.
Jackson County Ambulance was 1 of only 3 Emergency Medical Service providers in the State of Illinois to be recognized by the American Heart Association for providing EMS Gold cardiac care.