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St. E Expands Air Medical Services, Opens Base in Grant Co.

St. Elizabeth and Air Evac Lifeteam have joined forces to increase air medical services coverage in Kentucky, Ohio and Indiana with a new base in Grant County.

The base scheduled to open on January 15 and located on the campus of St. Elizabeth in Williamstown will ensure even more residents in the region will have access to life-saving medical care. The coverage area extends for a 70-mile radius from Williamstown.

Air Evac Lifeteam is the nation’s largest independently owned and operated air medical service. Its crews provide on-the-scene medical care, rapid medical transport, and transfers between medical facilities. An Air Evac Lifeteam crew, which includes a registered nurse, paramedic and pilot, is on call 24 hourse a day, seven days a week.

Air Evac Lifetime President Seth Myers, said he is grateful for the support of St. Elizabeth Healthcare and the community. “We are proud to be a part of Grant County, and especially to work with area hospitals and EMS agencies,” Myers said.

“This service is an extension of our new logistics center with a main focus on providing care for our extended community,” said Garen Colvin, President and Chief Executive Officer at St. Elizabeth Healthcare.

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