Continuing to Make a Difference in The Community!


Community Member,

As we face unchartered waters and challenging times, not just in our communities but across the nation, many of us are anxious and fearful of the unknown.  Western Berks Ambulance wants to reassure you we remain ready to serve you now and will continue to be ready to serve you.

We have taken measures to ensure your safety and our employees. We also thank you for following all the public health recommendations in order to protect yourself and your loved ones, as well as others you may contact, including our crews and staff. The outpouring of kindness, generosity and collaboration that the community has demonstrated to donate needed supplies to help us protect ourselves and the community has been overwhelming and greatly appreciated.

We are continually monitoring the latest information about coronavirus (COVID-19) and are adapting our procedures and processes in order to be prepared for this unprecedented health emergency, but we are experiencing shortage issues with various supplies.  We are in need of the following donations:

New or unused items:

  • Disposable Medical Gowns
  • Goggles
  • PPE Masks: Ear Loop or Tie; Surgical or Medical
  • PPE Masks: N95 Particulate Masks
  • Commercially-Made Hand Sanitizer.

We need your help and have begun accepting drop-off donations of critical supplies from the community. Donations can be dropped off at Western Berks Ambulance, 2506 Belmont Avenue West Lawn, PA 19609 Monday through Friday between 8:30am – 5:00pm. Depending on the organization, your donation may be tax deductible.

If you would like to make a monetary contribution to help restock our supplies please visit https://wbems.org

Another way to support Western Berks Ambulance at this time is to obtain a Membership.  If you are not a member please consider joining today.

Cost for Membership:

$50 for Individual (One individual listed on the response card)*
$65 for Senior Household (Couples who are both at least 65 years of age)

$75 for Family Household (All permanent family members living at listed address)

 

Membership includes all adults and children permanently residing within your household.

Emergency ambulance services

Up to three lift assists

Up to three assessments without transportation.

You can join today by visiting www.wbems.org/membership-donations/.

Our crews stand ready to serve your EMS needs, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Western Berks Ambulance is ready to continue to serve you and the community.

We would like to thank everyone for their tremendous support during this evolving pandemic and thank you in advance for your support.

Sincerely,

Anthony Tucci EMT-P, MPO

Executive Director

 

Dedicated to community. Committed to care. For 60 years.

Western Berks Ambulance provides many services...

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Advanced Life
Support Services

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Basic Life
Support Services

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Wheelchair
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Western Berks Ambulance Association provides both BLS and ALS emergency services to a 120+ square mile area in Western Berks County, Pennsylvania. We operate 15 ambulances, 6 wheelchair vans, and a Supervisor's vehicle out of three stations.

Our staff of highly trained Paramedics and Emergency Medical Technicians handle thousands of emergency calls and non-emergency transports per year.

The service area, call volume, staff, and the types of service we offer make us the largest non-profit ambulance service in Berks County. Our service area consists of a diverse rural/suburban area with both high and low populations.

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