Requesting Lutheran Air

Requesting Lutheran Air
Lutheran Air can be dispatched with one call to 1-800-900-STAT (7828) 1-800-900-STAT (7828) . In case of unfavorable weather, a ground Mobile Intensive Care Unit will be dispatched with the flight crew to the requesting hospital for an interfacility transfer. By calling 1-800-900-STAT, you are ensured the accepting physician will be ready for your patient upon his arrival.

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Lutheran Air Radio Frequencies:
Transmit 460.500 Receive 465.500 PL 141.3.

Individuals Authorized to Request Lutheran Air

  • Physicians
  • Nurses
  • Paramedics
  • Emergency Medical Technicians
  • City, county or state police officers.
  • City or county firefighters
  • Industrial safety officers
  • State conservation officers

Information to Include When Requesting Lutheran Air

  • Name and organization of requesting party
  • Telephone call-back number
  • Location and number of patients
  • Ground contact radio frequency, call sign and PL tone, if applicable
  • Patient's age, weight, gender, situation and vital signs
  • Hazardous materials situation
  • GPS coordinates, if available

When to Call Lutheran Air:

  • Patient's condition requires specialized Advanced Life Support
  • The local system does not provide ALS support.
  • Patient transport is hindered by entrapment, traffic congestion, vehicle failure, weather or terrain
  • The distance to a hospital ER requires significant travel time
  • Transport by local EMS unit would impair local response capabilities
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If you are experiencing a medical emergency, call 911.
*ER wait times are door to clinical professional and can change quickly depending on the urgency of patients that arrive by ambulance. Lutheran Health Network provides care to patients with life-threatening illnesses first.
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