Category Archives: General

EMS Week/Founder’s Day Awards

This week, healthcare’s first responders comprised of dispatchers, paramedics, and EMTs are being celebrated as part of National EMS Week.  President Gerald Ford authorized the weeklong celebration in 1974 to recognize and celebrate EMS practitioners and the vital work they do in our nation’s communities. These past 15 months have been exhausting and stressful for […]

HLH Memorial Highway Resolution

SACRAMENTO – Today, Assemblyman Fong (R-Kern County) introduced ACR 64 to designate the portion of Westside Parkway between the Coffee Road offramp and Allen Road offramp as the Harvey L. Hall Memorial Highway. As a pioneer of modern emergency medical services and Bakersfield’s longest-serving mayor, Harvey L. Hall embraced his motto of “Unity in our […]

Hall Ambulance Celebrates 50th

Hall Ambulance Service, Inc., which provides 911 paramedic service to a majority of California’s third-largest county (Kern), will celebrate its 50th Anniversary on February 10, 2021. Founded in 1971, by Harvey L. Hall from his residence in Bakersfield with a $15,000 bank loan and two ambulances, he built the company based on his ideals of […]

Amb Strike Team Heads to Santa Cruz

Hall Ambulance Service, Inc. has deployed an advanced life support ambulance strike team to assist with emergency medical needs in northern California related to the CZU Lightning Complex in Santa Cruz. The request originated from the state of California through CA Emergency Medical Services Authority and the local EMS agency serving Kern County. An ambulance […]

Hall Ambulance Supports Smart911

Hall Ambulance Service, Inc. has joined Kern County Fire Department, Kern County Sheriff’s Office, and Kern County Behavioral Health & Recovery Services in encouraging the community to sign up for the Smart911 national safety profile registry. This free service allows individuals and families to provide critical medical information to 9-1-1 and first responders. The program […]

Statement on COVID-19 Response

  Hall Ambulance Service, Inc.   Statement on Response to COVID-19 Pandemic   March 31, 2020     As the paramedic provider for 88% of Kern County, California’s population, Hall Ambulance Service is working diligently on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic. We are doing so alongside our fellow public safety and healthcare partners.   Several weeks ago, our […]

Strike Teams Respond to Quakes

    Hall Ambulance deployed two separate strike teams to provide assistance following the Ridgecrest earthquakes which began on the morning of July 4, 2019.  The first strike team was deployed at the request of the County of Kern EMS Department to assist with the evacuation of the Ridgecrest Regional Hospital following the 6.4 magnitude […]

HLH EMS Academy Joint Graduation

  The Harvey L. Hall EMS Academy hosted its first joint commencement on June 25 of the new Hall Paramedic Academy and Class 35 of the Hall EMT Academy. Nearly 300 family members, friends, and Hall Ambulance leadership were in attendance to show their support to 14 paramedic  students and 12 EMT students for their […]

Hall CCT CAMTS Re-Accreditation

The Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems (CAMTS) has announced that Hall Critical Care Transport has successfully completed its second re-accreditation for its air ambulance and ground medical transportation programs. CAMTS is a peer review organization dedicated to improving patient care and transport safety by providing a dynamic accreditation process through the development of […]

Post 26 Opens in Lost Hills

Hall Ambulance Service, Inc. announced today that it has opened a new station in the western Kern County community of Lost Hills. The strategic placement of the new station is aimed at improving response times to requests for medical aid to residents of Lost Hills and other rural communities west of Wasco; as well as, […]

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