Serving Jackson and Desoto Counties

Driven by a Desire for Excellence

 

Acadian Ambulance became the 911 provider in Jackson County in 2000 and began operations in Desoto County in 2022. Our Mississippi team members have continually worked hard to raise the standard of medical care and transportation. 

We’ve become a valued and trusted member of the Jackson County community over the past 21 years, and we’re proud of the service we have provided and the relationships we have built. We look forward to extending this reputation to the residents of Desoto County.

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"The best part of my job is being able to care for people in their time of need."

-Crystal RalstonAcadian Mississippi Paramedic Field Supervisor

We have established deep roots in the state and believe our work here is a testament to our commitment to providing Mississippi and its residents with the highest possible level of emergency and non-emergency medical care and transportation.

Mississippi Contacts

  • Northshore
    Jackson County and the following Louisiana Parishes: St. Helena, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa
    Kathleen Surkand

Testimonials

Billy BroomfieldMayor - City of Moss Point

"Police Chief Art McClung and Fire Chief Tommy Posey spoke in support of Acadian and the service that they have been providing for the City of Moss Point. The Mayor and Board, in addition to the Chiefs, are satisfied with the overall service that Acadian Ambulance Service provides and would recommend that they continue to provide those services to the City of Moss Point."

Earl EtheridgeDirector - Jackson County Office of Emergency Services

"I have been very pleased with the quality of service given to the citizens of Jackson County by Acadian. Additionally, I have had discussions with the Volunteer Fire Departments as to the quality of service received from Acadian and have found that they have also been, and continue to be, very pleased."

Jason J. MoodyChief Deputy Coroner - Jackson County

"Acadian Ambulance Service has provided exceptional care for my own family members. Their response time is excellent, the quality of their care is excellent, and their compassion for the sick and their families are second to none."

Donald CarlsonFire Chief - City of Pascagoula

"...Pascagoula Fire Department has a great working relationship with Acadian Ambulance. In our opinion, they have an outstanding response time, arriving around the same time or shortly after our response units.”

Roxann DavidsonAdministrator - Ocean Springs Health and Rehabilitation Center

“I have been extremely pleased with the services provided by Acadian. As a Nursing Home Administrator, I have worked in other counties and can say without hesitation that Acadian Ambulance Services surpass all others.”

Nathaniel C. WilsonDeputy Chief & Emergency Management Director - City of Ocean Springs

“Since Acadian has begun providing service to Jackson County, your company has fostered a great working relationship with the Ocean Springs Fire Department. Acadian has provided free training to our personnel, so we are trained to National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians EMR level... Acadian has provided the City with AEDs and medical supplies to perform quality care to our citizens.”

Mark S. DunstonChief of Police - City of Ocean Springs

“As a law enforcement executive, my observation has been that Acadian personnel are very efficient and professional. Acadian's response time is absolutely first rate, with their EMTs and supervisors often responding and arriving on a medical emergency or other call for service before our officers arrive on scene.”

Connie MoranMayor - City of Ocean Springs

"I receive consistent and thorough reports regarding their response time, and we deem that to be very satisfactory. We also have a very good working relationship with Acadian... Like other cities in Jackson County, we place high value on excellent service in health care and ambulance service in our community.”

Bill BorchertChairman of the ambulance service “Quality Assurance panel” - City of Slidell, LA

“Acadian Ambulance Service and Acadian Air Med has provided the citizens of Slidell with the most sophisticated and outstanding state-of-the-art technology for emergency and non-emergency medical care and transportation... Their medics exhibit the utmost in professionalism and compassion, and are among the highest trained medics in the nation. Acadian has also maintained a great working relationship with fire, police, and sheriff’s deputies, along with all city departments and staff.”

Jerry DalgoAlderman - City of Ocean Springs

“...the training Acadian provides — along with the fact that Acadian ambulances are generally always on scene before our fire dept. — has earned their complete confidence, respect, and reliance on Acadian... I feel that the current service, response time, and access to upper management currently with Acadian is outstanding."

Mike EzellSheriff - Jackson County

“During my law enforcement career, which spans over three decades, I have seen and worked with several ambulance companies. Acadian, by far, has performed on a professional level, using the latest life saving techniques, the best equipment, and highly trained, motivated personnel.”

Board of DirectorsCentral Jackson County Fire Department

“The Acadian Ambulance Service is a tremendous asset to the community, providing professional service along with the fire department. Response times to the North Central Jackson County fire service area is exceptional, as reported by our medical first responders. Acadian personnel are always friendly, conscientious, and professional on scene, while dealing with both patient and family members.”

James “Nate” Payne, RN, NP-CAdministrator - River Chase Village Nursing Home

“As a 25-year emergency services nurse and 15-year healthcare administrator, I have experience with multiple ambulance providers in life support situations, emergency planning and support, and non-emergent transport applications. Throughout my career, Acadian Ambulance has distinguished themselves from all competitors by their commitment to training, professionalism, and state-of-the art equipment and technology... Though the competitors’ services and equipment may be considered adequate by rural standards, the crews and ambulances from Acadian deliver consistently superior interventions, communications, and outcomes for the citizens of Jackson County.”

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