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November 24, 2020 COVID Update

Dear Friends, Thanksgiving beckons as we write this. Along with Christmas, the end of year holidays for all religions, and New Year’s we are all thinking about family, friends and loved ones we care about. It’s a time to be thankful and to celebrate. Despite the pandemic we cannot afford to miss these important moments […]

November 1, 2020 COVID Update

Dear Friends, The edges of winter have arrived in Maine and with the cold we are all moving indoors. While we have been sending out these updates monthly, with the changing face of the pandemic we are accelerating this update. Moving indoors increases all of our risks and the update is sobering.  While Maine continues to do […]

October 2020 COVID Update

Dear Friends, There was frost in the garden a few mornings ago and while the fall colors are now past peak in most of Maine, the colors along the coast are sublime. Life with COVID continues to be a challenge and it seems like years ago rather than just seven months ago that all our lives […]

LifeFlight Foundation Announces New Executive Director

Release Date: 10/6/2020 12:00:00 AM Founder Thomas Judge to remain as Executive Director of LifeFlight of Maine The LifeFlight Foundation has selected Maine native Kate O’Halloran to serve as its new executive director.  Thomas Judge, founder of LifeFlight of Maine and the LifeFlight Foundation, has served as the Foundation’s executive director since 2003 and will […]

September 2020 COVID Update

Dear Friends, As we begin the transition from summer to fall in Maine, LifeFlight remains busy on all fronts. First, a huge thank you to all of our participants and contributors to the annual Islesboro Crossing (iX2020) which was transitioned from a large in-person gathering to a “virtual” physically distanced event this year. And was […]

August 2020 COVID Update

Dear Friends, For all of you in Maine the weather this summer has been beautiful, notwithstanding Isaias which hit western Maine pretty hard. Our annual Islesboro Crossing fundraiser has gone virtual this year, with participants swimming and paddling across Maine starting on August 1 and leading up to the finale on August 16.For more information on how […]

July 2020 COVID Update

Dear Friends, We are a bit behind on our updates which we have moved to monthly on the COVID-19 situation in Maine. We would describe the current situation as stable but fragile.LifeFlight continues to care for known or suspected COVID-19 patients every day. The new normal. As our job is unique to providing care and transport […]

May 27, 2020 COVID Update

Dear Friends, We continue our bi-weekly update on the situation in Maine. LifeFlight is caring for COVID-19 patients every day now, along with every critical illness or injury that normally requires our service. It is our new normal. Some good news In good news, summer arrived with the Memorial Day weekend and Maine is gradually […]

May 13, 2020 COVID Update

Dear Friends, It is now 2 months since the first case of COVID-19 was diagnosed in Maine. The two months has felt like an eternity and this new normal will continue to reshape all of our lives. One of the many memes floating around notes that 2020 is a unique leap year with 29 days […]