Lewiston Volunteer Ambulance Service

Dedicated to excellence in quality pre-hospital care to people in the heart of Winona County.

The Lewiston Volunteer Ambulance was established in 1974. It has grown throughout the years, and the service is now responding to over 200 calls per year. Total coverage area consists of 125 square miles which include the Cities of Lewiston, Utica, and Stockton. Lewiston Ambulance also responds to the townships of Hart, Hillsdale, Fremont, Warren, Utica, and Norton. In 2005 a full-time Ambulance Director was hired. This position handles the day to day operations of the service, is in charge of the Emergency Medical Responder training program, teaches CPR and also responds to emergencies Monday-Friday 6am-6pm. Lewiston Ambulance provides Basic Life Support, and works with Winona and Mayo Clinic Ambulances along with Mayo One and Gundersen Air when Advanced Life Support is necessary. The crew currently consists of 26 Emergency Medical Technicians, 6 EMR/Drivers , and 1 Paramedic.

We are currently looking for new members, and experience is not necessary as we will pay to have you trained. If you’re interested, please contact our Ambulance Director at 507-523-2982  to apply!


Ambulance Service Staff

Matt Essig, EMT
Nathan Hedlund, EMT
Brent Jones, EMT
Alan Mote, EMT
Scott Jonsgaard, EMT
Charayah Nelson, EMT
Tim Nelson, EMR
Dion Melbostad, EMT
Miranda Schell, Paramedic
Grace Chamberlin, EMT
Elizabeth Wirt, EMT/RN
Jeff Peterson, EMT
Kelly Dahl, EMT
Adam Franzen, EMT
Randy Franzen, EMR
Jake Warren, EMT
Ross Duncanson, EMT
Shaelyn Bambenek, EMT
Kelly Sonsalla, EMT
Erik Fredberg, EMT
Jacob Smith, EMT
Kenny Loftus, EMR
Maddie Murphy, EMT
Crystal Corey, EMT
Elanda Essig, EMT/RN
Elizabeth Green-Kronebusch, EMT/RN
Connor Haag, EMT
Tom Sula, EMT
Joelle Hammann, EMR
Rachel Russel, EMR
Carter Haag, EMR
James Guenther, EMT

Ambulance Education Schedule

The Lewiston Ambulance offers a wide variety of classes.  Class schedules vary depending on demand.  Courses offered include:

  • Emergency Medical Responder Initial (Formerly known as First Responder)
  • Emergency Medical Responder Refresher
  • American Heart Association BLS CPR
  • American Heart Association Heartsaver CPR
  • American Heart Association First Aid

For information regarding schedules and fees please contact our office at 507-523-2982.

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Billing Department

The Lewiston Ambulance uses a third party billing company.  Our Ambulance Director is more than happy to try and answer any billing questions you may have, but for direct service you can contact our billing company below:

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