About Our Department oodbury Community Ambulance (WCA) is the first responding, primary ambulance covering the Town of Woodbury. WCA provides basic life support to the ill or injured in Woodbury. Basic Life Support is the assessment & care of ill or injured patients, often requiring immediate care in life-threatening situations. In 2004, WCA responded to over 700 calls in Woodbury for events such as heart attacks, breathing difficulties, falls, car accidents, allergic reactions, strokes, and burns.
Frequently Asked Questions Who staffs Woodbury Community Ambulance?
WCA is staffed entirely by volunteers mostly from the Woodbury community. These volunteers are Emergency Medical Technicians, 1st Responders and drivers.
How does Woodbury Ambulance sustain itself? WCA is an independent, totally self-sufficient, organization and is not a Woodbury tax district. WCA relies heavily on donations from the community.
Is Woodbury Ambulance certified? Yes, Woodbury Ambulance is certified by the New York State Department of Health as a 'Basic Life Support' ambulance service. All WCA Emergency Medical Technicians are also certified by the state and undergo intensive training and testing before becoming EMT’s.
How can I join WCA?
You are welcome to join WCA and become a volunteer! No prior experience is necessary. A positive attitude & willingness to learn are all it takes! Most WCA active volunteers hold other full-time jobs. WCA volunteers are teachers, homemakers, electricians, secretaries, engineers, bankers, beauticians, painters, and retail clerks.
How can I make a tax -deductible contribution to WCA? Your donations enable WCA to continue to provide you with the high level of emergency care you deserve. WCA’s successful operation depends on your contributions. Please click on the link below for further information. CLICK HERE TO DONATE TO WOODBURY COMMUNITY AMBULANCE