TYLER, Texas (KETK) KETK News gave thanks to the entire UT Health East Texas Air 1 team for their continued service to our region and keeping citizens safe.
“I’m very proud. We are all like family. We spend 24 hours together at a time. We are very close, and I’m very proud of all that we have accomplished. ”Kristi Wiggins, AIR 1 Flight Nurse
With three active helicopters and one chopper in reserve that are strategically placed across East Texas, emergency teams provide rapid access to care.
UT Health East Texas AIR 1 is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems. That means UT Health EMS and AIR 1 has met or exceeded industry standards for quality, patient care and safety.
As part of KETK Gives Back, one East Texas group of first responders will receive a $5,000 donation.
This will be thanks to a donation from Peters Chevrolet Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram Fiat.
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