For all medical emergencies, Dial 911
The Jackson County Ambulance Service (JCAS) is a modern, advanced and basic life support capable medical service based in Carbondale. Additional ambulance bases are in Murphysboro and Ava, Illinois.
The mission of JCAS is to provide a quality environment and a secure and superior quality of life through the provision of public education, emergency medical services, and rescue services, to those who live, visit, work, or invest in Jackson County.
JCAS accomplishes its mission through prevention, education, medical services, and other related emergency and non-emergency activities. JCAS staff actively participate in our county's civil and social fabric, serve as role models, and strive to effectively and efficiently utilize all of the necessary resources at their command to provide a product deemed excellent by our citizens.
The business office staff are available to assist with all reimbursement services.
The emergency medical staff is available 24 x 7 x 365 to serve every medical emergency in Jackson County.