Air medical transport provider LifeMed Alaska announces service in Petersburg

By: LifeMed Alaska
LifeMed Alaska: We're on the Way
LifeMed Alaska: We're on the Way
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Oct. 12, 2017 - PRLog -- Alaskan owned and operated LifeMed Alaska can now provide air medical transport service in Petersburg, Alaska out of their fixed-wing base in Juneau. The move to service Petersburg comes after the opening of their Juneau base in May, marking a commitment to the Southeast consistent with LifeMed's mission to be "closer to every Alaskan."

"We get a lot of communities asking us for coverage," says Jared Sherman, Chief Financial Officer of LifeMed, "We arrive once we are confident we have all of the resources in place to provide the best possible service. We are ready for Petersburg."

LifeMed provides transports for adult, pediatric, neonate, and high-risk obstetric patients using a fleet of Learjets, turboprops, and helicopters. Their medical crew members are all advanced flight certified and must complete rigorous ongoing medical training. Petersburg will be served by a Learjet and a combination of flight nurses and paramedics.

In tandem with the Petersburg announcement, LifeMed is launching a campaign of appreciation for Alaskan first responders--"Heroes of the Last Frontier." In addition to selecting a winner from among Statewide first responder nominees, LifeMed will single out a first responder nominee from Petersburg to recognize. Prizes include Visa gift cards for the winners, a cash donation to their organizations, and money for a work party hosted by LifeMed. Nominate an Alaskan first responder!

About LifeMed Alaska

LifeMed Alaska is the only Alaskan owned and operated air medical transport provider, offering 24/7 critical care services throughout the State. For just $49 per year, Membership with LifeMed covers your entire household, ensuring that you have zero out-of-pocket expenses for medically-necessary air or ground transports provided by LifeMed. Membership is activated immediately upon receipt of the completed enrollment form and payment. Join today!

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