Union County Ambulance Service

A total solar is eclipse is coming. That’s a certainty. For Union County emergency services personnel, the only certain thing about the eclipse is uncertainty surrounding the impact of the event. The total eclipse will occur on Monday, Aug. 21. Totality, when the sun is at its darkest, will be at 1...
With as many as 200,000 additional people expected to be in Southern Illinois during the solar eclipse weekend, emergency management agencies and local authorities throughout the area have been meeting to insure plans are in place to address any problems that may arise.   Union County Hospital in...
Union County emergency services agencies this week are releasing eclipse safety announcements. The announcements come as local officials prepare for an Aug. 21 total solar eclipse. The eclipse is expected to bring thousands of visitors to Southern Illinois, where the period of totality for the...
On Thursday, June 29, representatives of a number of emergency service organizations in Union County came together to devise a plan for the Aug. 21 total solar eclipse and providing their services to all of the visitors expected to appear for the event. Transport and housing of patients and...
From left are Union County Ambulance Service director Grant Capel, Carrell O’Daniell, Roy Walker and ambulance service assistant director Jaime Watkins. Photo provided.
The Union County Ambulance Service has honored two long-time employees for their service. The two employees have retired. Carrell O’Daniell retired with 24 years of service. Roy Walker retired with 30 years of service.  
Topics ranging from an August solar eclipse and storage space to barking dogs, trash on local roads and finances were discussed at last week’s regular meeting of the Union County Board of Commissioners. The meeting was Friday morning, April 28, at the Union County Courthouse in Jonesboro. Solar...
The Union County Sheriff's Office, Union County Coroner's Office and the Illinois State Police are investigating the death of a 42 year old female identified as Amy J. Stanton.  Stanton was reported unresponsive to the Union County Sheriff's Office/911 Dispatch Center on Monday, Feb. 27, at 11:08 a...
The Union County Ambulance Service has been awarded $1,625 from the Illinois EMS Assistance Fund for the purchase of a new stair chair with tracks for the service. Application for the funds was made by ambulance service director Grant Capel in September 2015 and funding was completed for the...

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