Ute Pass Regional Ambulance District covers over 539 square miles that includes parts of Douglas, Teller, and Park counties. It consists of both semi-Urban and rural areas and serves over 19,000 residents. Our District coordinates with 5 fire agencies, to include Northeast Teller County Fire Protection District, Divide Fire Protection District, Mountain Communities Fire Protection District, Florissant Fire Protection District, Lake George Fire Protection District, and have mutual aid agreements with Green Mountain Fire Protection District and Guffey Fire Protection Department. We employ fulltime paramedics and EMTs, as well as part-time paramedics and EMTs. Our 3 shifts work 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. UPRAD is sustained by a 3.99 mill levy, patient and insurance billing, and grants. We have 2 ALS crews stationed in Woodland Park and 1 ALS crew stationed in Florissant.
As members of Ute Pass Regional Ambulance District we are committed to:
treating all people we contact fairly and compassionately and with dignity and respect;
providing the best patient care possible and improving the care we provide through continued study and practice of our profession;
considering all individuals and agencies we work with as allies and professionals in their own right to ensure our mutual focus remains on providing superior patient care, which is our utmost priority;
being responsive and accountable to the needs of our community for, without them, we would not exist;
being patient, flexible to change, and a productive part of our community and Ute Pass Regional Ambulance District.
Goals and Objectives
It is the goal of Ute Pass Regional Ambulance District (UPRAD) to provide its patients with the best possible service including emergency medical evaluation, patient care, and transport. This is accomplished by hiring the most qualified, compassionate, and competent staff and providing them with the most appropriate and up-to-date vehicles and equipment to accomplish the mission and goals of the District. This care must be provided to all residents and visitors of the UPRAD response area, regardless of their ability to pay.