BREA, Calif. (March 5, 2015) – Emergency Ambulance Service, Inc. (EAS), announced today it received notice from the County of Orange Health Care Agency of its intent to award EAS an exclusive, long-term contract to continue providing 911 emergency ambulance services in the Cities of Placentia and Yorba Linda, California. The notice followed a recommendation of the evaluation panel that considered the bids submitted for a new Regional Exclusive Operating Area encompassing the Cities and is subject to an upcoming approval by the Orange County Board of Supervisors.
“We are honored to once again be recommended as Placentia and Yorba Linda’s provider of emergency ambulance services,” said Philip E. Davis, President & Chief Executive Officer. “The County conducted a comprehensive selection process to ensure citizens that the very best ambulance company will respond to their emergencies. We thank the Health Care Agency leadership, the Evaluation Committee and the people of Placentia and Yorba Linda for their continued confidence and support.”
The pending contract award is for a five-year term and is scheduled to take effect June 1, 2015. EAS provides services to more than 4,000 patients annually in the Region.
Davis continued, “This great privilege is a testament to the excellent work of our staff. We have built a strong presence in North Orange County by providing exceptional service, great performance and being strongly rooted in the community. We are humbled to be recommended to continue to provide this vital public safety service to our fellow citizens and neighbors and value the opportunity to be a partner with the County of Orange in the years to come.”
EAS has been a respected leader in the delivery of ambulance transportation in the Southland for more than 37 years. Founded in 1977 to provide much needed emergency medical services to the residents of Brea and surrounding communities, EAS proudly serves Orange and Los Angeles Counties. Today EAS is the longest serving, family owned and operated ambulance provider in Orange County. The company provides more than 80 local jobs and operates three fully functional bases throughout Orange County. For more information, visit www.emergencyambulance.com
Chad Druten, Emergency Ambulance Service, Inc. Chief Operating Officer 714-727-1227