Now seeking applications for full-time Chief, Paramedic, EMT.

Quality Compassionate Care

Canandaigua Emergency Squad is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit charitable community organization serving the city of Canandaigua, towns of Canandaigua, Hopewell, and Gorham, as well as all of Ontario County, NY.

As a community based volunteer ambulance and rescue service since 1940, we provide primary ambulance service to a 144 square mile district in the Finger Lakes region of New York State.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What's the fastest way to request an ambulance?
  • How can I help the ambulance squad?
  • Why did I receive a bill?
  • I have a question about a bill.
  • When are the ambulances staffed?
  • Do you have walkers or wheelchairs?

April 24th, 2017

March 2017 Monthly Stats:
Top 5 Emergency Dispatch Reasons:
Sick person-68
Trouble Breathing-47
Chest pain-18

% of Gender:
52% Female

April 10th, 2017

Careers built on volunteering

April 9th, 2017

Interested in becoming part of our team? Check out for job openings and volunteer applications!

March 17th, 2017

Congratulations to our employee, Sean Riemer, for passing his Paramedic exam! We are proud of you!

March 15th, 2017

Number of calls in February 2017: 414
Top 5 Emergency Calls (Dispatch Reason)
Sick Person: 61
Falls: 46
Trouble Breathing: 30
MVC: 23
Chest Pain (Non-traumatic): 22

Gender %:
46% Male
54% Female

Ages 70 and up made up 44% of the calls this February.

233 N. Pearl St | Canandaigua, NY 14424 | 585.394.5860

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