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Third air ambulance service comes to southeastern Alaska


JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) – A third air ambulance will be servicing a southeastern Alaska community.

Juneau patients got a third option for their medical evacuation needs in early May, the Juneau Empire reportedLifeMed Alaska joins Airlift Northwest and Guardian as an air ambulance service in the area, a frequent stop for tourists.

LifeMed Alaska has two Lear jets based in Juneau that can carry two patients each. Their medical team is experienced in pediatric, obstetric and neonatal care as well as adult care.

LifeMed Alaska is the preferred provider for Aetna and Premera.

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