Eastern Area PreHospital Services
192 Eleventh Street
Turtle Creek, PA 15145
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About Eastern Area PreHospital Services
Eastern Area Prehospital Services, Inc. (EAPS) was founded in 1995 as a result of the mergers of Swissvale EMS and Wilkinsburg EMS. In 1996 Wilmerding EMS joined EAPS, in 2001 Turtle Creek Rescue #2 and in 2011 East McKeesport United Fire & Rescue became the final EMS service to become a part of the EAPS family.
Each of these services were rich in EMS history and traditions. Founded in 1967, Turtle Creek Rescue #2 was one of the first EMS services in the country! From our humble beginnings. EAPS has grown to become one of the top emergency medical services in Allegheny County.
Located in eastern suburbs of Allegheny County, EAPS provides emergency medical care to the residents of East Mckeesport, Edgewood, Swissvale, Turtle Creek, Wall, Wilkinsburg, and Wilmerding. Additionally, we offer offer non-emergency transportation to the residents of these communities as well as to several healthcare facilities located nearby.
EAPS is staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week by highly trained EMT's and Paramedics. Our fleet includes,8 advanced life support ambulances and 2 wheelchair vans to serve our residents.
We are a non-profit (501C3) organization that relies on money from our own in-house billing, subscriptions, donations and fund raising.