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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 […]

Public Notice: CAMTS Accreditation Site Visit/October 9 & 10

The Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems will conduct anaccreditation site visit of:LIFEFLIGHT OF MAINE on OCTOBER 9-10. 2022 The purpose of the site visit will be to evaluate the program’s compliance with nationallyestablished medical transport standards. The site visit results will be used to determine whether.and the conditions under which accreditation should be […]

Public Notice: Community Engagement Meetings

LifeFlight of Maine, recognized nationally and internationally for safety, quality, and innovation, is in the midst of a comprehensive project to improve aviation medicine. LifeFlight is working with the FAA developing a national demonstration Low-Level Instrument Helicopter Flight Routes (IFR) project joining LifeFlight’s existing instrument flight procedures at hospitals, islands, and airports with a flight […]

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 […]

LifeFlight of Maine Receives $1 Million Gift To Create First Named Endowed Fund

The LifeFlight Foundation is thrilled to receive a generous $1 million gift to  establish its first named, endowed fund. The Cornelia Cogswell Rossi Foundation Medical  Equipment Fund will support the purchase of specialized medical equipment used on board  LifeFlight of Maine’s airplane, helicopters, and ground support vehicles. 

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.