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LifeNet of New York Celebrates its Ticonderoga Base Anniversary

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Ticonderoga, New York, July 31, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- LifeNet of New York, an Air Methods program, has been serving communities throughout New York, Vermont, Massachusetts and beyond for over 25 years.  Its newest addition in Ticonderoga, New York is celebrating its anniversary with an open house on Tuesday August 21 from 4pm until 8pm.  This event will be held at the base location at 1207 NYS Route 9N, Ticonderoga NY.  State and local officials will be in attendance to share in this celebration. 

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LifeNet of New York crew at the Ticonderoga, New York base.



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"We are excited to be working with LifeNet of New York on this open house and officially welcoming them to the Ticonderoga Area business community," shared Matthew Courtright – TACC President & CEO. "In addition to providing access to lifesaving care in our region, LifeNet of New York has brought more than a dozen jobs to the area and has invested in facility improvements. We hope to see TACC members and community leaders, businesses, and organizations at this open house."

 

The strategic placement of this base provides a much reduced response time to hospitals and 911 emergencies within the VT counties of Addison, northern Bennington, Chittenden, Franklin, Grand Isle, Lamoille, Rutland and Washington as well as to the counties of Clinton, Essex, Franklin, Warren and Washington in the State of New York.  Additionally, the ordering counties greatly benefit from an added resource in times of need. 

 

"It has been an honor to serve the Ticonderoga and surrounding communities for more than two decades," said David Poulsen, vice president of Air Methods. "The care we provide in our flying ICUs, in conjunction with the key decision-making and level of care provided by existing emergency services and hospitals, make a positive difference in the outcome of many lives in this area."

 

The year-round air medical base is staffed 24 hours a day by emergency medical services (EMS) pilots, critical care flight nurses, critical care flight paramedics and aviation maintenance technicians, creating 14 jobs. The helicopter is equipped with a variety of critical care supplies and medications found in a hospital emergency room or intensive care unit (ICU). These include items such as oxygen, airway resuscitation equipment, heart monitor/defibrillator, suction, IV pump and fluids, specialized monitor/testing equipment, ventilators, and emergency medications.

About Air Methods

Air Methods (www.airmethods.com) is the leading air medical provider, delivering lifesaving care to more than 70,000 people every year. With nearly 40 years of air medical experience, Air Methods is the preferred partner for hospitals and one of the largest community-based providers of air medical services. United Rotorcraft is the Company's products division specializing in the design and manufacture of aeromedical and aerospace technology. Air Methods' fleet of owned, leased or maintained aircraft features more than 400 helicopters and fixed wing aircraft. 

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Christina Ward
Air Methods
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christina.ward@airmethods.com

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