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By land or by air, LifeFlight adds to Maine’s first responder system

Ellsworth American — Sometimes minutes matter. In fact, in critical and emergency situations minutes can be the difference between life and death. The state of Maine encompasses more than 35,000 square miles. At 320 miles long and 210 miles wide, the sheer size and remote nature of the state, makes it a challenge to quickly reach […]

LifeFlight of Maine receives $1 million gift – WABI 5

LifeFlight of Maine is getting ready to celebrate 25 years in 2023. They recently received a key donation that will help them continue to provide the best care to Mainers.

“We’re soon to transport our 35,000 patient,” said Chief Operating Officer, Chuck Hogan. LifeFlight of Maine, the state’s only emergency air ambulance service, is there for Mainers in their worst times.

$1M gift will help LifeFlight of Maine buy specialized medical equipment – MaineBiz

Just weeks after opening three training centers for its airborne first responders, LifeFlight of Maine can now further expand its capabilities through a $1 million gift that will buy specialized medical equipment. The LifeFlight Foundation received the gift to establish its first named, endowed fund, from the Cornelia Cogswell Rossi Foundation. The equipment will be used onboard […]

Midcoast woman to swim in 31 Maine lakes in 31 days to help LifeFlight of Maine – WABI 5

Ali Simonds of Belfast is known as ‘Maine Lakes Mermaid.’
This month she’s attempting to swim a mile in a different lake or pond every day for 31 days as part of the Cross for LifeFlight – a statewide, self-led fundraiser sponsored by LifeFlight of Maine.

LifeFlight of Maine gets new simulation training lab

The lab comes with a human manikin that breathes, talks, and shows lifelike medical symptoms and conditions. BANGOR, Maine — LifeFlight of Maine has opened a new simulation training lab in Bangor, helping first responders better prepare for situations they encounter in the field. The new lab comes with a human manikin that can breath, talk, and […]