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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?

March 16th, 2018

CPR/AED and First Aid presented by Canandaigua Emergency Squad.

March 13th, 2018

Our team responded to 452 calls in February.

Sickness continued to be the most common reason for calls (66), followed by falls (53), motor vehicle crashes (23) and chest pain (21). Responses were split nearly even between men (48%) and women (51%). The 70 years and older age group was the most common (49%), followed by 40-69 (29%), 20-39 (14%), and 20 and younger (18%).

Ready. Willing. Able.

March 8th, 2018

This International Women’s Day, we’re taking a moment to honor the 29 amazing women of Canandaigua Emergency Squad.

Thank you to these women for all they do to help ensure our community is taken care of each and every day. Today, and every day, we salute you. #ReadyWillingAble

February 27th, 2018

Thank you to WHEC TV and reporter Pat Taney for visiting us last week to discuss ambulance bills and help educate the community on the reason behind our costs.

We're proud to be part of the Canandaigua community for nearly 80 years and are committed to keeping our residents safe 24 hours per day, 365 days a year.

February 26th, 2018

It seems everywhere you look, the flu is overtaking Ontario County. Chances are, either you’ve had the flu or your family, coworker, neighbor or friend has. In January, our squad responded to 87 ambulance calls for sickness and we’ve reached 50 calls to date for February. Overall, Ontario County has 1,002 confirmed flu cases this season.

With peak flu season still ahead of us, it’s important to remember flu prevention tactics to help keep your family in good health. Click here to read more:

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