Towns

Wynyard:

Incorporated as a village in 1908 and later a town in 1911, Wynyard is now home to approximately 2000 people. The town can be found on the Yellowhead Highway (Hwy. 16) between Little Quill Lake and Big Quill Lake. Wynyard can be found 185 km. north of Regina, 192 km. east of Saskatoon and 147 km. west of Yorkton.

Midway Ambulance Care Ltd. began serving the community of Wynyard on January 1st, 1978. Currently there are two Primary Care Paramedics, one Intermediate Care Paramedic and one Advanced Care Paramedic providing emergency medical services to the town of Wynyard using two ambulances and one Paramedic rover vehicle. The administrative offices for both Midway Ambulance Care Ltd. and Shamrock Ambulance Care Ltd. are located in Wynyard.

Midway Ambulance Care Ltd. serves the area of Wynyard, Dafoe, Mozart, Elfros, Wishart and backs up Lestock EMS on the Kawacatoose and Day Star First Nation.

The Wynyard service is located in the Saskatoon Health District.

Wadena:

In 1906 Wadena was founded due to the Class 3 Rail Depot that was located where the CNR and CPR train tracks crossed Highway 35. Wadena was incorporated as a village in 1910 and a town in 1912 and is located at the junction of Highway 35 and Highway 5.

Shamrock Ambulance Care Ltd. began service in Wadena under the ownership of Tom and Bonnie Prime in September of 1987 although there had been ambulance services provided since 1975. Wadena currently staffs three Primary Care Paramedics and one Intermediate Care paramedic and use two ambulances.

The Wadena base serves the area of Wadena, Hendon, Kuroki, Kylemore, Margo, Clair, the Fishing Lake Indian Reserve and backs up Foam Lake EMS when needed at Fishing Lake and the beaches to the south.

The Wadena service is located in the Saskatoon Health District.

Rose Valley:

Rose Valley is located at the intersection of Highway 35 and Primary Grid 746 and has approximately 420 residents calling the town home. As early as 1904 settlers had started setting down roots, however the village was established in 1940 and received town status in 1962.

Shamrock Ambulance Care Ltd. began service in 1975 but was purchased by Tom and Bonnie Prime in September of 1987. Currently the Rose Valley staff consists of two Emergency Medical Technicians and one Intermediate Care Paramedic and use one ambulance and a Supervisor rover unit to serve the area.

Rose Valley serves the area of Rose Valley, Archerwill, Nora, St. Front area, Fosston, Alrgrove, Barrier Lake and Marean Lake as well as the Yellow Quill Indian Reserve.

The Rose Valley service is located in the Kelsey Trail Health Region.

Foam Lake:

Foam Lake is located at the junction of Highway 310 and Highway 16 and has approximately 1200 people located within city limits. Initially incorporated as a village in 1908, Foam Lake was designated as a town in 1924.

Emergency Medical Services were first provided in 1975 and were taken over by the Prime’s in 1987. Today, three Primary Care Paramedics are stationed in Foam Lake with one ambulance and provide ambulance services under the Shamrock Ambulance Care Ltd. name.

Foam Lake EMS provides services to the town of Foam Lake, Tuffnel, Sheho, Insigner, Leslie, and the beaches to the north including Leslie Beach, Chorney Beach and Knights of Columbus Beach. Foam Lake also backs up Wadena EMS on the Fishing Lake Indian Reserve.

The Foam Lake service is located in the Sunrise Health Region.