Our Operations

Number of stations

We respond to calls out of two stations, located in Clifton Park, and Mechanicville. This allows us a fluid and dynamic operating model.

Number of apparatus

Our fleet is comprised of 10 Paramedic-level Ambulances, 2 Supervisor First Response Vehicles, 3 Administration Vehicles, 6 EMS bikes, and 1 Patient Transport Polaris UTV.

Number of Staff

Our dedicated staff consists of nearly 95 Paramedics, EMTs and Administration members.

Number of Annual Calls

In 2022, we responded to 8,080 calls, and this year we are trending to exceed that number.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is your service area?

We proudly provide emergency medical services to the Towns of Clifton Park and Halfmoon and the City of Mechanicville in upstate New York.

Is CPHM a municipality?

No, CPHM is a 501 (c) 3 New York State nonprofit. We have contracts with the Towns of Clifton Park and Halfmoon as well as the City of Mechanicville.

What is your governing body structure?

CPHM has an Executive Director who oversees the organization, and who reports to our Board of Directors, comprised of 7 members.

How long has CPHM been around?

Clifton Park & Halfmoon Emergency Corps. was called to order in September of 1950. At the time of the first meeting, our organization was called the Mutual Aid Disaster Corps, and was renamed by October of that year.

The original five organization members were drawn from The American Legion, Vischers Ferry Fire Co., West Crescent Fire Co., Halfmoon Fire Co., and the Clifton Park Fire Co. These founding members were responsible for setting in motion the growth and future development of the agency as it is now known.

Is CPHM staffed with all paid providers? Are there volunteer opportunities?

The majority of our employees are paid, but we also have several volunteers. Learn more about opportunities here.

What is the expectation of your providers?

Through continued medical education, professional development and an extensive medical charts review process, our providers are empowered to provide service to our communities with exceptionally high quality, patient focused medical care.

If I make a donation, what does that funding go to?

Currently, all donations received and dollars raised during our fund drive goes directly to community programs such a car seat clinics, babysitting certifications, scholarships and community CPR courses. Learn more about our Community Outreach programs here.

Is CPHM part of my local fire department?

CPHM is a part of a team of emergency first responders in your community. Although we are not associated with, staffed by or funded by the various Fire Departments in the Towns of Clifton Park and Halfmoon or the City of Mechanicville, we do work closely with them to provide the highest level of pre-hospital emergency medical care possible. When you call 911, you may or may not have both members of the Fire Department and CPHM arrive to assist you.