Brighton Volunteer Ambulance (BVA) is the primary emergency medical services provider for the Town of Brighton, operating a NYS certified Basic and Advanced Life Support Ambulance service. BVA currently has five ambulances and two Advanced Life Support vehicles.
The primary goal of the organization is to be leaders in emergency medical services and provide prompt, dependable pre-hospital emergency medical service to the Town of Brighton, in accordance with New York State and local medical authority. The agency is also an active participant in the Emergency Medical Disaster plan for Brighton and Monroe County.
In addition to emergency care, BVA also provides the following services at their building (corner of Westfall Road and Winton Road South):
• First aid to walk-in patients
• Free temporary use of crutches, wheelchairs, and walkers
• Free blood pressure checks
CPR and First Aid classes are available to community residents and businesses, and requests may be made for an ambulance stand-by at community events.
BVA is looking for volunteer or paid Paramedics and EMTs. For more information, see their website (www.brightonambulance.org) or contact their Chief at (585) 271-2718, Ext. 4031.