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Sanford Health invites community to celebrate Sanford AirMed's 10-year anniversary on July 12

 


BEMIDJI, Minn. – Sanford Health invites community members to the Sanford Bemidji Medical Center, 1300 Anne St. NW. Bemidji, Minnesota 56601, from 4:30-6 p.m. on Tuesday, July 12, to celebrate the 10-year anniversary of critical air ambulance services in Northern Minnesota.

Sanford AirMed flew a total of 8,000 flights over the last ten years, equating to over 1.2 million miles. The service treats thousands of patients each year providing life-saving care in a timely matter. The in-flight care team includes registered nurses, paramedics, respiratory therapists and other medical personnel.

“The positive impact AirMed has had on the community over the last ten years has been incredible” shared Susan Jarvis, president and CEO of Sanford Health in Bemidji. “AirMed has saved countless lives, providing quick and safe transport at the highest level of care.”

Join us in celebrating a decade of Sanford AirMed’s impact on the community. The event will include ice cream and guided tours of the helicopter. Attendees can also register during the event to win a ride in the AirMed helicopter.

About Sanford Health

Sanford Health, the largest rural health system in the United States, is dedicated to transforming the health care experience and providing access to world-class health care in America’s heartland. Headquartered in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, the organization serves more than one million patients and 220,000 health plan members across 250,000 square miles. The integrated health system has 47 medical centers, 2,800 Sanford physicians and advanced practice providers, 170 clinical investigators and research scientists, more than 200 Good Samaritan Society senior care locations and world clinics in 8 countries around the globe. Learn more about Sanford Health's commitment to shaping the future of rural health care across the lifespan at sanfordhealth.org or Sanford Health News.

 

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