Paramedics Plus, an ambulance division that is part of the East Texas Medical Center Regional Healthcare System, will become the new 911 emergency ambulance provider for Alameda County, California, which includes Oakland beginning November 1, 2011.
The contract will be for five years with the opportunity to renew through an extension through 2021. Paramedics Plus competed for this contract with the previous provider. The ambulance service will cover a population of 1.4 million residents of the bay area in Northern California. The ambulance service there currently has over 88,000 transports each year.
Paramedics Plus currently provides emergency services to Oklahoma residents of Tulsa and Oklahoma City; Pinellas County, Florida and Fort Wayne, Indiana.