The Chariton County Ambulance District (CCAD) is a public governmental entity that serves the citizens of Chariton County with emergency medical services and hospital-to-hospital transfers 24 hours a day. The Division of Health and Senior Services at the State of Missouri license CCAD. Two highly trained Registered Nurses, Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedics or Emergency Medical Technicians attend all ambulances. Each ambulance is equipped with state-of-the-art emergency equipment and medical supplies. CCAD provides emergency medical services 24 hours a day and also provides hospital-to-hospital transfers to residents of Chariton County.
To provide a well trained professional staff with up to date equipment to operate efficiently for all residents within this rural community regardless of race, color, creed, or national origin.
To provide high quality emergency medical services to the community by assuring that all emergency medical personnel including first responders, district employees, and emergency medical response agencies meet or exceed the established standards.
To improve health, safety, and welfare of the community by participating cooperatively with all community emergency medical response agencies including the E911 Staff, Fire Departments, Police and Sheriffs Department, Chariton County Health Department, Medical agencies, Local Emergency Planning Committee, and local Nursing Care Facilities.