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Care Flight’s Gardnerville Base Marks 25 years of Bringing Critical Emergency Care to Rural Areas

By Vanessa Coyle, Care Flight director of operations Care Flight, a service of REMSA Health, has transported critically ill and injured patients across northern Nevada and northeastern California since 1981. Over the years as the region grew, the need for additional air ambulance services grew as well. In 1999, Care Flight completed its first expansion […]

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REMSA Health announces new leadership duo for the Regional Emergency Communications Center

April. 11, 2024 (RENO, Nev.) – REMSA Health is pleased to announce the appointment of two leaders in its Regional Emergency Communications Center: Shannon Popovich, director of the Communications Center, and Kendra Davis, manager of the Communications Center.    “We are thrilled to welcome Shannon and Kendra to the REMSA Health leadership team in our […]

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REMSA Health announces the promotion of Arielle Romo to manager of the Regional Emergency Communications Center

April 9, 2024 (RENO, Nev.) – REMSA Health is pleased to announce the promotion of Arielle Romo to manager of its Regional Emergency Communications Center.   “I am excited for Arielle to expand her leadership role within the dispatch center,” said Shannon Popovich, JD, director of the Communications Center. “Her experience, qualifications, and dedication to […]

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Update on Regional Air Ambulance Services Available During Care Flight Pause Beginning 7 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 24 – 7 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 25, 2024

Feb. 23, 2024 – Update on Regional Air Ambulance Services Available During Care Flight Pause Beginning 7 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 24 – 7 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 25, 2024 Alexia Jobson, director of Public Relations, REMSA Health has provided the following update:  “Care Flight will pause its operations including its helicopter service, fixed-wing service and critical […]

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A new helicopter will join Care Flight’s fleet, ensuring access to emergency medical care across rural Nevada

Jan. 24, 2024 (RENO, Nev.) – Care Flight, a service of REMSA Health, celebrated the arrival of a new helicopter. The new aircraft, Care Flight 1, will begin service in late winter 2024, ensuring access to life-saving emergency medical care in rural Nevada. It will replace a similar, but older model helicopter. Care Flight 1 […]

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An Important Update from REMSA Health – Care Flight Regarding Fixed Wing Program

Care Flight-REMSA Health paused service of the Care Flight fixed-wing aircraft program following the medical transport plane crash that occurred Friday, Feb. 24, 2023 outside of Stagecoach, Nevada. With tremendous support from the community, the entire Care Flight-REMSA Health team continues to navigate the loss of the five lives onboard. Care Flight-REMSA Health leadership, along […]

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REMSA Health announces the re-accreditation of its Care Flight division by the Commission on the Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems (CAMTS)

REMSA Health is proud to announce that once again, Care Flight, a division of REMSA Health has achieved re-accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems (CAMTS). The re-accreditation will last until July 28, 2026 when Care Flight will again be eligible for another re-accreditation.  “By participating in third-party reviews and accreditations, we […]

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REMSA Health offers an emergency medical technician course to Washoe County high school seniors

  REMSA Health announces the launch of its high school emergency medical technician (EMT) course. This course is designed to help high school seniors begin a rewarding career in the dynamic emergency medical services field.   To be eligible for the course, students must be at least 18 years old by the last day of […]

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Safety tips for winter in northern Nevada

As winter temperatures arrive in northern Nevada, REMSA Health is offering tips to help community members navigate the colder months safely. Be cautious when shoveling snow Annually, snow shoveling results in around 100 fatalities and 11,500 injuries and medical emergencies that require an ambulance and a visit to the emergency room. Here are a few […]

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REMSA Health announces the promotion of Jenny Walters and Scott Norman.

Oct. 26, 2023 (RENO, Nev.) – REMSA Health announces the promotion of Jenny Walters to director of the Center for Integrated Health and Community Education, and Scott Norman to director of Clinical Standards and Practices. Walters joined the organization in 2012 and has served in various capacities, including providing patient care, instructing emergency medical services […]

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