Press Releases

Alamogordo Fire Department Selects Air Methods Ascend to Provide Online EMS Review Course for First Responders

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ALAMOGORDO, N.M., April 16, 2024 – Air Methods, the nation’s leading air medical service provider, announced today that Alamogordo Fire Department (AFD) has selected Air Methods Ascend’s EMS Review online program to provide continuing education to first responders. Located to the east of White Sands National Park, Alamogordo is the county seat of Otero County […]

Emergency Air Medical Service is Back in West Yellowstone Thanks to Air Idaho Rescue

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 Lifesaving care is available for the season across the park  West Yellowstone, MT, April 16, 2024 – Air Idaho Rescue once again opened its seasonal air medical base at Yellowstone Airport today, providing exceptional emergency transport to park guests and people in the surrounding area.  During peak season from May through September, an average of […]

Inspirational Young Boy Who Suffered Life-Threatening Injuries Reunites with Air Medical Crew that Transported Him  

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Idaho Falls, ID, April 11, 2024 – The emergency air medical crew with Air Idaho Rescue was thrilled to reunite on April 5 with Jack Moser, a young boy who made a miraculously significant recovery following a life-threatening accident.  In July of 2020, the then five-year-old fell under a passing trailer while on a bike ride […]

Air Idaho Rescue 2 and 5 Now Carry Life-Saving Whole Blood

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Improving patient outcomes by transfusing donated whole blood to save lives in the air  Idaho Falls, ID, April 4, 2024 – The Air Idaho Rescue rotor wing and fixed wing bases in Idaho Falls are proud to announce they now carry and can administer whole blood onboard every air medical transport. Their bases in Driggs […]

WellSpan WellFlight Base Relocates to Lebanon’s Emergency Dispatch Center

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Base continues services in Lancaster County LEBANON, PA – April 4, 2024 – Air Methods announced its WellSpan WellFlight base in Lancaster, PA officially relocated to Lebanon County, PA where operations of life-saving services continue throughout the county and beyond. “While WellSpan WellFlight relocated to Lebanon, I’m thankful their excellent and much-needed services will continue […]

Air Methods of Kentucky Battle of the Bases Blood Drive Saves Lives

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Combined efforts increase blood supply for those who need it most SOMERSET, KY – April 3, 2024 – For the third year in a row, the Air Methods of Kentucky program organized its Battle of the Bases blood drives across the state of Kentucky, including its base in Corydon, IN. This friendly “battle” among the […]

AirLift Texas Brings Additional Aircraft for Eclipse

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Emergency air medical program brings extra support for increased crowds during celestial event   Waco, TX, April 4, 2024 – While Waco is expected to be an ideal place to view the coming eclipse, the AirLift Texas crew knows that 100,000 visitors in the city could cause problems in case of a medical emergency. When jammed […]

AirLIFE Brings Emergency Medical Helicopter to Utopia for Eclipse

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Program provides extra support for increased crowds during celestial event   Uvalde, TX, April 3, 2024 – As cities across Texas prepare for the coming eclipse, one factor being considered is how to provide emergency medical care for both citizens and the thousands of visitors coming to the state. The small town of Utopia is expected […]

Life Saver 5 Hosts Double Reunion with Special Family

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Crew members transport child and great uncle on separate occasions  Evergreen, AL, April 3, 2024 – Two special patients enjoyed a visit to the Life Saver 5 air medical base on March 30, to reunite with the crews that transported them for emergency procedures. To make the day even more unique, the patients were related […]

Pediatric Patient Reunites with First Responders

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Teams assist in lifesaving care to patient experiencing severe allergic reaction DESERT CENTER, CA – March 30, 2024 – This morning, 10-year-old Logan Sauceda and his family met at Riverside County Fire Department’s Lake Tamarisk Fire Station 49 to reunite and show appreciation to the emergency medical service (EMS) teams who helped save his life following […]

Mercy Air Crew, Pasadena First Responders Reunite with Former Patient

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Patient experiences unique care via Mercy Air program across state lines PASADENA, CA – March 28, 2024 – In a special reunion, Mercy Air 2 reconnected with former burn patient, 18-year-old America Salmeron at the Pasadena Police Department heliport. Salmeron, a Pasadena resident, is a unique patient as three different Mercy Air medical flight crews […]

CareFlight Provides Emergency Air Medical Service for Pilgrimage

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Helicopter will relocate near the Santuario de Chimayo on Good Friday  Santa Fe, NM, March 26, 2024 – When thousands of people make the pilgrimage to the Santuario de Chimayo for Easter this week, Santa Fe’s TriState CareFlight 5 will be nearby to provide emergency air medical care. Along with area fire and EMS services, […]

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