Hurricane Helpers

FEMA aircraft take flight from Greenville base By Michael Abramowitz The Daily Reflector Wednesday, September 19, 2018 One by one, 16 aircraft — including 11 helicopters and five planes — took off on Tuesday from P-GV Airport in Greenville, no longer needed by the federal government for possible emergency...

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Saved After a Shark Attack!

REACH 16 was dispatched from Oceanside when a 13-year-old boy diving for lobster was attacked by a shark Saturday morning near Beacon’s Beach in Encinitas, leaving him with traumatic upper body wounds, authorities said. The attack occurred just before 7 a.m. off Neptune Avenue at the foot of Leucadia Boulevard,...

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Alaska Crews Team Up to Save Lives

In the past four years, Guardian Flight Alaska and Alaska Regional LifeFlight swiftly transported nearly 10,000 critically ill patients to local hospitals. The largest air medical transport company and longest-tenured air medevac company in Alaska respectively achieved this significant number of patient transports while providing service across a state...

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Staying Safe on the Road this Holiday Season

Preparation is everything If you’re traveling this holiday season, one thing’s for sure, you won’t be the only one on the road. Accidents, slow speeds and or poor weather can make any trip frustrating. But if you consider these tips you can make your journey much more enjoyable.   Find...

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Staying Fit During the Holidays

The holiday season is full of temptations, so it’s no surprise that many of us put on a few unwanted pounds. But you can fight the flab by following these simple pieces of advice: Don’t stop moving! Stay active. Research says too much sitting can be hazardous to your...

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A Grandparent’s Worst Nightmare

On March 23, I was moving my truck off the road, thinking my 1-year old grandson was on the porch. After I backed up my truck and got out, I saw my grandson laying on the ground at the front of my truck.  I picked him up and cuddled...

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CALSTAR to Open New Base in Santa Cruz County

CALSTAR Air Medical Services, which operates air ambulances throughout Santa Clara, Santa Barbara, and Monterey counties, plans to establish a new air medical base in Santa Cruz County. The base will provide emergency air medical transport services to the communities of Santa Cruz County and the surrounding regions. “It...

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REACH Air Medical Services Now Providing Services from Napa County

REACH Air Medical Services has announced that it is now providing air medical transport services from the Napa County Airport located in Napa, California. The base will provide emergency air medical transport services 24-hours a day, seven days a week to the communities of Napa County and the surrounding...

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North Colorado Med Evac Team Spots & Fights Wildland Fire

The three-person Med Evac flight team, based out of northern Colorado, spotted the fire near Bellvue while flying Friday and reported its location to local authorities. After transporting their patient, dispatchers asked the crew to fly back to the area to confirm the location, so local authorities could respond....

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Back-to-School Hacks

For kids, getting ready for the new school year means cool new sneakers, backpacks and lunch boxes. For parents, it’s about setting a morning routine, shopping for clothes and supplies, or locating a bus stop. We want everyone in our AirMedCare Network family to be as happy and stress-free...

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