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Helicopter emergency ambulance service by Hidalgo County EMS/South Texas Air Med will play crucial role in area law enforcement’s duty to save lives, says Hidalgo County Sheriff Guerra

Featured: Hidalgo County Sheriff J.E. “Eddie” Guerra, left, and Hidalgo County Judge Richard Cortéz, on Wednesday, January 2, 2019 during a photo session soon after Cortéz took his oath of office during a ceremony held in the Hidalgo County Commissioners Court room, located on the 1st floor of the Hidalgo County Administration Building, 100 E. Cano Street in Edinburg.Photograph By EVANA VLECK

Featured: Hidalgo County Sheriff J.E. “Eddie” Guerra, left, and Hidalgo County Judge Richard Cortéz, on Wednesday, January 2, 2019 during a photo session soon after Cortéz took his oath of office during a ceremony held in the Hidalgo County Commissioners Court room, located on the 1st floor of the Hidalgo County Administration Building, 100 E. Cano Street in Edinburg.

Photograph By EVANA VLECK

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Hidalgo County EMS/South Texas Air Med finalizing a plan to provide helicopter air ambulance service to area hospitals; resource needed for Level I trauma center hopes for Valley

Featured, from left: Paul M. Vazaldua, Jr., Vice President of Organizational Leadership and Government Affairs for Hidalgo County EMS/South Texas Air Med; Rep. Terry Canales, D-Edinburg; David de Los Santos, EMT-P, Business Development Manager, Hidalgo County EMS/South Texas Air Med; and Shawn Snider, Fire Chief, City of Edinburg. This portrait was taken on Thursday, February 14, 2019, during an event hosted by the Edinburg Mayor and Edinburg City Council at Edinburg City Hall to congratulate Canales for his recent appointment as Chair of the House Committee on Transportation.

Photograph By MARK MONTEMAYOR

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Hidalgo County EMS/South Texas Air Med providing superior life-saving resources and expert medical personnel for Rio Grande Valley

Featured: As Texas lawmakers in Austin this spring look for ways to provide funds for the creation of additional Level I Comprehensive Trauma Centers throughout the state – including in deep South Texas – Hidalgo County EMS/South Texas Air Med are providing superior life-saving resources and expert medical personnel for the Rio Grande Valley. Hidalgo County EMS/South Texas Air Med professionals performing their duties in this image are Jessica Busby, RN, and Luis Corbiel, EMPT, FCP.

Photograph By TONY GARZA

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