St. Lawrence County Emergency Service​

Special Events

Gouverneur  Rescue is recognized as a reliable 911 emergency ambulance service and a trusted provider to the 516 square miles and several communities that we cover. Gouverneur Rescue's Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics that arrive on scene are trained to rapidly administer care, coordinate with surrounding departments, communicate with medical control physicians, and transport patients to the most appropriate health care facility. We also have a few public service programs including but not limited to:

  • Emergency Medical Technician Classes
  • ​CPR/AED Training
  • Community Events

Interfacillity Ambulance Transports

Most people are not aware that not all ambulance transports call for the use of emergency lights and sirens. Most of our patients require ambulance transportation on a non-emergency basis for medically necessary, predetermined transports between hospitals and other health care facilities. The most frequent hospitals and facilities we transport out of include Gouverneur Hospital, Canton-Potsdam Hospital and Clifton-Fine Hospital. Recently, there has been an increased demand for emergency and non emergency transports and the following options we provide allow Gouverneur Rescue to meet the demand.

  • Basic Life Support
  • Advanced Life Support
  • Sepcialty Care Transportation
  • ​Wheelchair Transportation

Wheelchair & Stretcher Ambulette Transportation

Gouverneur Rescue has the ability to coordinate special events where specialized ambulances are needed. We provide ambulances for EMS standbys that are one day or multi-day day events including but not limited to the following:

  • St. Lawrence County Fair
  • ​Go-Kart Races
  • Harrisville Rally Car Races
  • ​Gouverneur High School Sporting Events
  • Breast Cancer Walk/Runs
  • Other ​Special Events Upon Request

911 Emergency Ambulance Service

Here at Gouverneur Rescue, We offer Wheelchair & Stretcher transportation. We have a custom built van which is DOT compliant, and drivers that are competent and caring.

Below are examples of the types of destinations we are able to transport our clients to:

  • Doctor's appointments
  • Cancer Treatment (Chemotherapy/Radiation)
  • Dialysis Treatment
  • Clinics
  • Hospitals
  • Nursing Facilities
  • Rehabilitation Centers
  • Private Residence Pick Up
  • Special Engagements

If you have an up-coming appointment and need a service that can transport you by Wheelchair and/or Stretcher, Feel free to call us anytime. When calling if you are brought to our answering machine, leave us a message and we will return your call as soon as possible.

Attention All Clients: St. Lawrence County has switched to a new system to schedule wheelchair and stretcher transportation for clients covered by Medicaid Only. To schedule a transport please contact St. Lawrence County Medicaid Transportation at 1-866-722-4135 or visit their website at, fax 315-299-2786. When calling advise them on when and where you need to go for your appointment, and let them know you wish to use Gouverneur Rescue as your preferred transportation service. For any additional questions please feel free to contact us using the information provided on the Contact Us Page, Thank You!

We are able to bill some insurances directly. If you do not have insurance, or have a question about your insurance, we will be more than happy to answer any questions or concerns you may have.

*If you do not have medicaid, in most cases, this does not automatically mean your insurance company will not cover wheelchair and/or stretcher transportation's. If you require further information about your insurance company please contact us.

Gouverneur Rescue Squad