On Wednesday, October 23, members of Acadian Ambulance’s operations and leadership teams joined with Central Louisiana Chamber of Commerce and area officials to celebrate the opening of Acadian’s Central Louisiana operations building and ambulance station. Acadian Ambulance President Jerry Romero did the honors of cutting the ribbon.
State Representative Mike Johnson, Woodworth Mayor David Butler, Alexandria Mayor Jeffrey Hall, Rapides Regional Medical Center CEO Jason Cobb, Rapides Parish Sheriff William Hilton, Grant Parish Sheriff Steven McCain, Alexandria and Pineville city council members, area police jury members, and representatives from area police and fire departments were among those in attendance.
With its close proximity to Alexandria’s hospitals and medical facilities, Acadian moved to this building to strategically serve Rapides Parish and the surrounding parishes by providing more space for management and administrative staff, along with medics. The building houses 37 employees, five units, one sprint truck and one urban responder unit.
Acadian Ambulance is one of the largest ambulance services in the nation, offering emergency and non-emergency transportation to areas in Louisiana, Texas, Mississippi and Tennessee. They are employee-owned and accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Ambulance Services.