November 9, 2018
Metro Atlanta Ambulance Now Providing 9-1-1 Transport Services to Bartow County
Cartersville, Georgia –Local ambulance provider MetroAtlanta Ambulance Service, under contract with Bartow County Government, began responding to 9-1-1 calls in Bartow County October 1st at 7:00 AM.
MetroAtlanta Ambulance President/CEO Pete Quinones stated,” The transition has gone very well. Our intent was to make it seamless and we have spent a lot of time meeting with local County and City officials as well as our public safety partners so we could accomplish that goal. We have been out in the community talking to local civic and chamber groups, listening to concerns and answering questions. We have also spent time getting to know our new staff that made the transition from Bartow EMS to MetroAtlanta. I am confident we have a great group of professionals and have really put together a great team that is having a positive impact on the health, safety and wellness in this community”.
Metro Atlanta Ambulance has more than 18 years’ experience answering 9-1-1 calls for help in neighboring Cobb and Paulding counties and has provided ambulance transport services to Cartersville Medical Center since 2008.
MetroAtlanta Ambulance Service, headquartered in Marietta, GA, creates innovative solutions for communities and healthcare systems throughout the greater-Atlanta area, provides 9-1-1 emergency ambulance service to Bartow, Cobb and Paulding counties and delivers logistical coordination and ambulance transfers of medical patients for local healthcare systems in the area. The company has received accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Ambulance Services (CAAS), the Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems (CAMTS) and the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP). MetroAtlanta Ambulance Service serves as the EMS coordinating entity for the evacuation of vulnerable populations for the Georgia Emergency Management & Homeland Security Agency and as the Communication Center for the Infectious Disease Transport Network (IDTN) for the Georgia Office of EMS & Trauma.