History of Silver Water Ambulance

On May 5th, 2009 the Silver Waters Community Ambulance Service was established. Since then, we have come a long way in growing an ambulance service that will provide for its community. Over the years we have faced many challenges, but with hard work and dedicated members, we have overcome these obstacles with great pride.

In December 2012 we replaced our 12-year-old ambulance with a new 2012 Road Rescue Ambulance. It took over a year to research and build an ambulance that would meet our needs as well as fit into a budget the Service could manage. We have expanded our paid medic program which now covers 7 days a week ranging from 8 am until 4 pm on weekdays and 10 am until 6 pm on weekends. Both the paid and volunteer medics we have are truly dedicated to providing the best care for the residence of Sodus Point and surrounding areas. We also purchased a new Stryker power stretcher for patient safety and comfort which also helps ease physical stress on our members and a RAD 57 CO2 / O2 sensor which will help the medics detect life-threatening conditions that may exist in some patients. These purchases are important to meet our growing call volume. In 2008 we had 98 EMS calls and in 2012 they increased to 317.

We are very fortunate that we have a community that supports our organization. Our Pull Up A Chair Fundraiser as well as our Clambake fundraisers have been very successful. These donations go towards training materials, purchasing the new ambulance and new equipment that makes our jobs more efficient.

As always, our community’s continued support is so appreciated and on behalf of the Board of Directors and the membership, we Thank you!

Tom Piekunka
President
Silver Waters Community Ambulance Service
Village of Sodus Point

Bill Kallusch
Director of Operations
Silver Waters Community Ambulance Service
Village of Sodus Point