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  • Provide a medical transportation system that brings rapid, on-site emergency care to critically ill or injured patients 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.
  • Transport those patients from the scene or from community medical facilities to specialized treatment centers for definitive care.
  • Specialize in the air transport of pediatric, neonatal, high-risk obstetric, neuro/stroke, and cardiac patients.
  • Provide the California/Northern Nevada emergency medical services (EMS) community with specialized education and training in the initial resuscitation, stabilization, and transportation of critically ill or injured patients.
  • Provide county EMS agencies assistance and input in developing helicopter ambulance utilization regulations in coordination with other county EMS pre-hospital care resources.
  • Provide educational programs to First Responders and Hospitals, detailing helicopter operations, safety, pre-hospital care and the preparation of trauma patients for transport.

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