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By Lacey Gardner

Allegany County EMS update highlighted by request for comprehensive study


The public are invited to submit questions until December 16

Belmont, N.Y. – Allegany County has progressed several EMS initiatives in 2022 including the formation of an EMS Advisory Board, securing an EMS Medical Director, and initializing Paramedic training to begin in January 2023. Recently, the County began exploring whether or not it should create or purchase a county- wide Certificate of Need. The County is seeking proposals for the completion of a comprehensive emergency medical services study to assist in determining its future role in coordinating services with volunteer EMS agencies and how to best utilize County resources towards those objectives. The requested study will provide an evaluation and analysis of existing EMS operations within the County and make recommendations for long-term success, stability, and improved efficiency and safety for both EMS services and the public.

  • Proposal Submission Instructions and Due Date: Proposals should be submitted in a sealed envelope addressed or hand delivered to County Administrator Carissa M. Knapp, 7 Court Street, Rm 213, Belmont, NY 14813 by 4:00 p.m. on Friday, December 16, 2022.
  • For More Information: The complete RFP packet is listed on the County’s website To request a hard copy of the application, call the County Administrator’s Office at 585-268-9217 or email
  • Questions & Answers: Questions can be submitted in writing to and responses will be provided until 4:00 p.m. on Friday, December 16. Please be advised that no questions will be accepted or responded to after this date.

Allegany County in accordance with the provisions of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and New York State Labor Law; Article 8 – Public Work, Section 220e hereby notifies all contractors that it will affirmatively ensure that any contracts awarded as a result of this proposal solicitation will be awarded without discrimination on the grounds of race, color, sex or natural origin.

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