Marshall County Ambulance Service was created in 1974 and continues to provide Advanced Life Support (ALS) and Basic Life Support (BLS) ambulance services to the citizens of Marshall County. Our main office is located at 505 George McClain Drive in Benton and we also operate a satellite station in Calvert City. Our call volume averages 12 calls per day, but has been as high as 28 per day, or 4,400 per year. These calls are a mixture 911 emergency calls, interfacility transfers, critical care transfers, and non-emergency transfers with the majority being 911 emergency calls. We also provide extrication services when needed for motor vehicle accidents.
The Marshall County Ambulance Service is staffed with Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics who receive initial and on-going training throughout their career. Staff are required to maintain certifications such as CPR, Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS). Our staff are dedicated to continued learning and training in an effort to provide the citizens of Marshall County with the most up to date standards of prehospital care. We staff three (3) units 24 hours per day, 7 days per week, and 365 days per year.