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April 15, 2020 COVID Update

Dear Friends, We hope this finds you well, safe and healthy. It has been just over a month since Maine identified its first COVID positive patient on March 12. Just a few days later, on March 17, LifeFlight transported its first two presumed COVID positive patients. Caring for and safely transporting COVID-19 patients is now […]

April 1, 2020 COVID Update

In the two weeks since we shared our first update on the impact of COVID-19 on Maine and LifeFlight, all of our worlds have turned upside down. The COVID-19 virus has gained a foothold in Maine. We hope you and your loved ones are safe and healthy, and that you have found ways to maintain […]

March 2020 COVID Update

I hope this note finds you well.Has there ever been so much meaning behind that simple phrase? As the far-reaching coronavirus outbreak continues to dominate the news and disrupt our lives, we wanted to share what LifeFlight is doing in response.COVID-19 has reached Maine. LifeFlight is supporting our EMS and hospital partners across the state […]

Bean Match Campaign Results in $3 Million for LifeFlight Aircraft

BEAN MATCH CAMPAIGN RESULTS IN $3 MILLION FOR LIFEFLIGHT Release Date: 3/17/2020 12:00:00 AMLifeFlight of Maine is pleased to announce that the 2019 Linda and Diana Bean fundraising challenge match was an unqualified success, reaching its $1.5 million goal much earlier than expected, thanks to an outpouring of gifts made by hundreds of donors – […]

LifeFlight of Maine Earns High Marks During Re-Accreditation Process

Release Date: 11/22/2019 12:00:00 AM LifeFlight of Maine recently learned that the organization has received full re-accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems (CAMTS). After months of preparation, LifeFlight of Maine was visited by a CAMTS site surveyor in September for a comprehensive, two-day evaluation of all aspects of the organization. During […]

LifeFlight’s Thomas Judge Recognized for His Longtime Dedication to Emergency Medical Care in Maine and Beyond

Release Date: 11/13/2019 12:00:00 AM LifeFlight of Maine’s founding Executive Director, Thomas Judge, was recently recognized by Atlantic Partners EMS with a Hall of Fame award. The award honored Tom’s decades of service to the field of emergency medical services and the state of Maine. In the formal presentation, APEMS began, “A practicing paramedic, Tom […]

Public Notice of Accreditation

Release Date: 9/2/2019 12:00:00 AM The Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems will conduct an accreditation site visit of: LifeFlight of Maine on September 30 and October 1, 2019  The purpose of the site visit will be to evaluate the program’s compliance with nationally established medical transport standards. The site visit results will be used to […]