An Emergency Snow Parking Ban is in effect for West Des Moines from 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 22, to 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 23, 2020. 

The Emergency Parking Ban applies to all streets in West Des Moines. During an Emergency Parking Ban, vehicles are subject to a $50 fine and/or towing.

    Unity Point-Des Moines owns four ambulances that are staffed by WDMEMS/IA EMS Alliance employees at the local Unity Point hospitals. 

    Two are staffed 24/7 at Iowa Methodist Medical Center and Methodist West Hospital. A third hospital truck is staffed 11 am through 7 pm Monday-Friday. The fourth ambulance is a dedicated neonatal/pediatric ambulance.


Lifeline Sprinter Ambulance

Side of Peds truck

The old Neonatal/Pediatric Ambulance (International chassis)(retired 03/2014)

Peds truck pass 

The new Neonatal/Pediatric Ambulance (Freightliner chassis)