Amos Winters cannot remember when he first heard about LifeFlight of Maine, but he certainly was familiar with the green and gold helicopters before his grandfather, Captain James Barstow, III, was transported on one. Capt. Barstow, who passed away earlier this year, lived in Tenants Harbor and was the captain and owner of Monhegan Boat […]
(Image: flight nurse Kayla Jones and flight paramedic Mike Choate at a LifeFlight event in Pemaquid in July 2023.) In celebration of LifeFlight of Maine’s 25th Anniversary (1998-2023), The LifeFlight Foundation toured the state this summer to meet with friends and supporters. At the end of May, LifeFlight supporter Maddy Corson and LifeFlight Foundation board member […]
The weather seemed to be all anyone talked about in Maine this summer. According to a meteorologist at CBS 13 in Portland, the state saw only a single day in the month of June that was completely sunny statewide. Rain and fog, that was the story. Helicopters can fly in the rain, but the visibility […]
About This Webinar LifeFlight of Maine is pleased to announce the presentation of a 1-hour Webinar on Pre-Hospital Cyanide Poisoning primarily focused for EMS professionals at all levels. This class includes discussion about the incidence of cyanide poisoning in residential fires, pathophysiology related to treatments and effects on the human body, as well as a […]
by Kate O’Halloran This spring, members of The LifeFlight Foundation team attended the Maine Governor’s Conference on Tourism, where we learned that Maine attracted 15.4 million visitors in 2022. Increasingly, those visitors want to do more than shop and eat. They want to “experience” Maine and be outdoors. LifeFlight of Maine has always been an […]
John Bosse spent most of his career on the administrative side of healthcare as a senior director of patient financial services, but in 2021 he found himself on the other side of the healthcare system as a critically ill COVID-19 patient.
Read Joe Kellner’s bio and our press release. As we celebrate 25 years of LifeFlight Maine, we are pleased to announce that Joe Kellner will take on the role of chief executive officer for LifeFlight of Maine. Tom Judge, founder and executive director, has decided to step back from his current role beginning October 1, 2023. Joe […]
WGME Channel 13 in Portland is running a series of short commercials highlighting the Cross for LifeFlight. LifeFlight patients and crew were interviewed by the TV station and appear in these clips. We would like to say a huge “thank you” to WGME for their support! We also want to thank LifeFlight patients KC Ford, […]
How much is a single paperclip worth to LifeFlight to Maine? In the hands of two enterprising young men looking to make a difference: $2,800.
LifeFlight of Maine has announced that it will acquire three specialized ground ambulances and launch a critical care ground transport program, ensuring that seriously ill and injured patients in Maine continue to get the care they need.