Welcome to Tri-State Ambulance

Since 1970, Tri-State Ambulance, a non-profit organization, has served as the sole 911 advanced life support provider for the greater Coulee Region. Covering nearly 2,200 square miles and serving a population of approximately 150,000, Tri-State Ambulance offers its residents and visitors alike unsurpassed pre-hospital care.


Tri-State Regional Ambulance Responds to Serious Crash


Tri-State Ambulance Assists in Mock Crash at Holmen High School


Winter Weather and EMS


We’re Hiring!

Tri-State Ambulance and Tri-State Regional Ambulance, serving beautiful Western Wisconsin, Southeast Minnesota, and Northeast Iowa provide high quality 911 and inter-facility ambulance services to an area that encompasses nearly 3,000 sq. miles and a population base of greater than 175,000. With a mixture of urban, rural, inter-facility, and critical care response, Tri-State providers enjoy rewarding and challenging careers working in a highly progressive and evolving healthcare environment. Due to recent growth, applications are being accepted for critical care paramedics, paramedics, and EMTs to fill immediate openings. Application deadline for immediate openings is January 3rd, 2014. Click here to download an application.


Tri-State Ambulance Paramedics to Help Carry the Load

Beginning May 1st, four Tri-State Ambulance Paramedics will provide medical support for the 1700-mile, 26 day, relay to remember and celebrate our American heroes this Memorial Day.  Beginning in West Point, NY and ending in Dallas, TX, this event will honor the men and women who’ve made the ultimate sacrifice for their country. (continue reading…)


Transport Safety Day at Gundersen Lutheran – May 16th

Tri-State Ambulance, Gundersen Lutheran MedLink Air and Air Methods are proud to announce Transport Safety Day 2012, to be held at the Gundersen Lutheran Overholt Auditorium on May 16th, beginning at 8:30AM.  National safety advocates Nadine Levick, MD and Flight Paramedic Jonathan Godfrey bring years of experience and knowledge in EMS/Transport safety to the Coulee Region.  Don’t miss this FREE training! Download the flyer for more information. * Nadine Levick was invited to the White House and will unfortunately not be able to attend on the scheduled date.


Gundersen Lutheran to hold EMS training April 11th

Management of Cardiac Arrest: A System Approach will be presented to members of the greater Coulee Region EMS system on April 11th at 7:00PM in the Overholt Auditorium on the Gundersen Lutheran main campus.  The training is open to First Responders, EMTs, and Paramedics with Dr. Voter or Dr. Eberlein as their medical director. Download the flyer for more information.


Tri-State Ambulance Releases 2011 Community Report

Tri-State Ambulance provides education to local high school students.

Tri-State Ambulance provides education to local high school students.

Tri-State Ambulance is proud to announce the release of its 2011 Community Report.  Highlights this year include continued clinical and operational accomplishments, additional expansion of technology, safety, and community service programs, and acquisition of our new Regional Operations and Communications Center. Download the Tri-State Ambulance 2011 Community Report.


Tri-State Ambulance Responds to Tornado in La Crosse

Tri-State Ambulances and other emergency vehicles stage during tornado response.

Tri-State Ambulances and other emergency vehicles stage during tornado response.

On May 22nd an EF1-EF2 tornado struck the south side of La Crosse causing widespread damage along its path. Fortunately for residents, the storm caused few minor injuries and no deaths. Tri-State Ambulance responded with 13 ambulances, multiple supervisors and managers with response vehicles, and over 40 total staff. Several mutual aid ambulances also assisted with disaster response as well as system-wide coverage of EMS requests. For detailed information on the response, see the Tri-State Ambulance Tornado Report.


Tri-State Ambulance Vehicle Improvements

Tri-State Ambulance Operations Supervisor Jay Clark interviewed by WKBT about the latest additions.

Tri-State Ambulance adds two new vehicles increasing safety and reducing cost. See news reports from WKBT and WXOW.


Tri-State Ambulance assists with callout for Jay Street fire

Tri-State Ambulance assists with callout for Jay Street fire.

Tri-State Ambulance assists the La Crosse Fire Department as they work diligently over twelve hours on the Jay Street structure fire in downtown La Crosse. See news report from WXOW.


Tri-State Ambulance Donates to WSPD AED Fund

Tri-State Ambulance director Tom Tornstrom presents West Salem Police Chief Charles Ashbeck with a check for $500.

In an effort to assure victims of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest have the best chance at survival, Tri-State Ambulance has donated $500 to the West Salem Police Department’s AED fund. The department hopes to raise enough money to place an AED in each of its squad cars. Through donations and sale of Kwik Trip car washes, according to Chief Charles Ashbeck, the department is very near its goal. For more information, please contact the West Salem Police Department at 786-0407.