Bariatric transport services are now being offered in southwest Virginia by Galax-Grayson EMS.
Galax-Grayson Emergency Medical Services-serving the City of Galax, Grayson County, and surrounding areas-has purchased and implemented both the Stryker XPS bariatric EMS cot (700 lbs. capacity) and the Transafe ramp and winch system (capable of lifting up to 2700 lbs.). The bariatric services GGEMS provides includes: 911 repsonse, hospital to hospital transports, hospital discharges, appointments, airport transfers, hospice transports, and home to residential facilities. The agency is available 24 hours/365 days a year. To arrange for a bariatric transport, please call central dispatch (CCOM) at (276) 236-8101 and ask for the GGEMS Supervisor on duty. You will receive a call back within moments. For more information or a quote regarding this service, please call the Galax-Grayson EMS station during regular business hours at (276) 236-3441.