GFD operates a BLS ambulance staffed by volunteers. EMT's are certified
by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and must maintain their
certification by attending continuing education courses throughout the
For incidents meeting Advanced Life
Support criteria, Paramedics from Westfield Fire Department are called
upon to intercept with Granville's Ambulance. For severe trauma
incidents Hartford Hospital's Lifestar
Helicopter is used to rapidly transport critical patients to the
nearest trauma facility.
"Help Our First Responders Help You"
First Responders answer a medical emergency some of the critical pieces
of information they need are 'What medications does the patient
take? What pre-existing conditions does the patient have? Does the patient have any allergies?'
The Medical Information Card developed by Noble Hospital has the
answers to these questions. Help our First Responders help you by
filling one out for each member of your household and hanging it on the
First Responders are trained to look on
the refrigerator for this form. Fill them out in pencil to make it
easier to update
Download the Form Here
Reflective Address Markers:
The Granville Ambulance Association is currently selling Reflective Address Markers
to raise money to supplement the operating budget for equipment
purchases. Additionally, the signs make the job of locating addresses
much more efficient providing better service to the community.
Please click here for more details and an order form.