The new Cataldo facility on Eastern Avenue.
The following is a press release from Cataldo Ambulance Service:
Cataldo Ambulance Service, Inc. is pleased to announce the grand opening of its new state of the art Operations Center located at 25 Eastern Avenue, Malden.
The official grand opening ceremony took place on Wednesday, September 24 with remarks from Mayor Howard as well as many other city leaders. Other city officials including city managers, police and fire chiefs from surrounding communities Revere, Chelsea, Somerville, Salem and Lynn. During the event, guests were offered tours and demonstrations of the revolutionary simulation lab and other new life saving equipment now in service on ambulances responding within the Malden community.
The new Eastern Avenue location is one of 16 locations Cataldo Ambulance Service operates throughout the Greater Boston and North Shore areas. The new building will be home to executive offices, a new communications center, as well as a host of service delivery vehicles. This facility will also serve as the new home of the EMS Training Center which is fully equipped with simulation lab and additional space to accommodate the growing number of EMTs and paramedics hired at Cataldo Ambulance Service.
The Eastern Avenue property was purchased by the Cataldo family in the summer of 2007, with the intention to build a facility that would allow many areas of the company to grow in size and technological capabilities. After necessary permitting and design plans were established, the construction of this 12,000 square foot facility began in the spring of 2008.
Cataldo Ambulance Service remains one of the most respected family owned providers of medical transportation in the Northeast. Since 1977, Cataldo Ambulance Service, Inc., has continually distinguished itself as a leader in providing routine and emergency medical services. As the needs of the community and the patient change, Cataldo continues to introduce innovative programs to ensure the highest level of care is available to everyone in their service areas. For more information, please visit www.cataldoambulance.com.
At the ribbon-cutting ceremony (from left): Ward 4 City Councilor James Nestor,
Councillor-at-Large Gregory Lucey, Mayor Richard C. Howard, Middlesex County
Sheriff James DiPaola, Cataldo Ambulance Owners Diana and Robert Cataldo,
Vice President Dennis Cataldo, Ward 7 City Councillor Neal Anderson, and Ward 1
City Councillor Gary Christenson.