The Aroostook Medical Center’s Crown Emergency Care is taking advantage of extra capacity to expand services in rural communities.  


A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on Monday in Washburn at the new Crown Ambulance base in Washburn.

The Crown base is located on Victoria Street in a building that TAMC will be leasing from the Town of Wade.  TAMC has also purchased an ambulance from the Town of Washburn that it will use at that station.

Now that the Presque Isle Fire Department is handling 911 calls in the City of Presque Isle, Crown has the capacity to enhance services in the other 18 communities it's historically served.  Crown will also continue to offer transfer services to patients who need to move from one healthcare facility to another.

In addition to the new Washburn base, Crown will continue to have crews stationed at existing bases in Mars Hill, Fort Fairfield, and Limestone.  In addition to these regional crews, a Crown Critical Care Transport crew will remain stationed in Presque Isle to handle critically ill patients from County hospitals who need to be transported by ground or fixed wing aircraft.

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