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In Response: We need to protect life-saving air ambulance services

In Response: We need to protect life-saving air ambulance services

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Washington, D.C., September 18, 2017 | comments
Imagine you and your loved ones are hiking through the Chippewa National Forest, fishing on Mille Lacs Lake, or relaxing on your family farm. Suddenly, you start to notice tingling sensations in your arms followed by chest tightness and pain and a struggle to catch your breath. Imagine all of a sudden you're having a heart attack.

When unexpected medical emergencies like this strike, it is critical to access the right kind of care as quickly and as safely as possible. In a state like Minnesota, filled with forests and farms, sometimes the closest trauma center can be hundreds of miles away.

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Tags: Health