Featured: Rep. Terry Canales, D-Edinburg, Chair of the House Committee on Transportation, congratulates Hidalgo County EMS/South Texas Air Med on Tuesday, June 18, 2019, for launching its rotor (helicopter) ambulance service for deep South Texas. Canales, who is flanked to his left by Kenny Ponce, President/CEO of the privately-owned Hidalgo County EMS/South Texas Air Med, made his remarks at the South Texas International Airport at Edinburg.
Featured: A Bell 407 rotor (helicopter) ambulance, named Air Med 1, is the newest addition to the fleet of ground and air emergency medical transportation services being provided to South Texas by Hidalgo County EMS/South Texas Air Med. A ribbon cutting ceremony and press conference for the advanced, life-saving Air Med 1 will take place on Tuesday, June 18, 2019, beginning at 10 a.m., at the South Texas International Airport at Edinburg, located at 1300 E. FM 490, which is about 12 miles from the Hidalgo County Courthouse traveling on I-69N. For more information, individuals may contact Paul M. Vazaldua, Jr., Vice President of Organizational Leadership and Government Affairs for Hidalgo County EMS/South Texas Air Med, at 956/451-6775, or log on to https://www.facebook.com/HidalgoCountyEMS
Photograph Courtesy HIDALGO COUNTY EMS/SOUTH TEXAS AIR MED