Jan-Care Ambulance Service, Inc. was established in 1970 in Oak Hill, West Virginia by Richard Cornett, Mr. Cornett recognized that the patient transportation needs were not being adequately met by the funeral home services at the time. Mr. Cornett envisioned a service of high quality, compassionate patient care and transportation that would meet the needs of the growing communities of West Virginia, which he has devoted his life to provide.

Today... Jan-Care, serves West Virginia and Ohio and offers a full range of medical transportation services ranging from the most advanced high-risk critical care emergency transports such as neonatal and ventilator patients as well as patients requiring cardiac surgical intervention, to emergency and non-emergency services, including pre-scheduled admissions and discharges, emergency scene response, transportation to and from doctors' offices and nursing homes as well as other treatment centers such as dialysis, radiation and physical therapy. Jan-Care also serves as the primary 911 provider in many of the communities that we serve. In addition to state-of-the-art medical transports, we provide a one of a kind communications center staffed with certified Emergency Medical Dispatchers to coordinate transportation to meet your needs at no added cost but significant benefit to our patients and customers. Jan-Care will work with individual hospitals, nursing homes, and other medical facilities to coordinate an appropriate and timely response to your needs.
Jan Care Ambulance Service, Inc. is committed to providing high quality out-of-hospital care and transportation within the communities we serve. Jan Care ambulance is dedicated to excellence through our optimal use of technology, information, and financial resourcefulness while maintaining the principle that patient care is our highest priority.

Richard L. Cornett, II, the president and owner of Jan Care has a core philosophy that has been told to employees as far back as can be remembered:

  • Respect and take care of your equipment; It is used to save lives
  • Know how to do your job, keep your training updated; people depend on you
  • And most important of all, "Always put patient care first, above money, above the company, above your own pride, if you put patient care first you will never have a problem with me or this company"
Jan Care's job is patient care -- Every decision is based on that fact.