SkyHealth Helicopter Visits Fishers Island

by Jane Ahrens
SkyHealth Helicopter rooftop c/o SkyHealth

Island Health Project (IHP) &
the Fishers Island Fire Department
with Yale New Haven Health

invite you to meet the pilots, nurses,
paramedics and coordinators and tour


SkyHealth is a state of the art emergency helicopter that
provides life-saving treatment of patients in critical medical situations.

Saturday, August 12 from 10:00-12:00
Fishers Island community members of all ages are welcome
to take a look and ask questions at the SkyHealth helicopter,
which will have landed at the Softball Field.

kyHealth during an initial visit to Fishers in July 2017. Photo Credit: JT Ahrens

SkyHealth Visit to Fishers Island
Tentative Itinerary
Saturday, August 12, 2017

Schedule information for Fishers Island’s
volunteer medical and emergency personnel.

  • 0700: SkyHealth personnel depart New London for Fishers Island
  • 0745: SkyHealth personnel arrive Fishers Island Ferry terminal
  • 0800: SkyHealth personnel arrive at Fishers Island Fire Department
  • 0800-0900: SkyHealth personnel meet with Fishers Island personnel and deliver a brief presentation on the communication procedures and establishing a landing zone in emergency situations.
  • 0900-0930 SkyHealth aircraft lands at softball field adjacent to the IHP Doctor’s Office
  • 0930-1000: SkyHealth aircraft open to Fishers Island’s Public Safety and Medical Clinic personnel

1000-1200: SkyHealth aircraft open to public at the Softball Field

The aircraft visit is contingent upon weather and emergency call volume.

Your health is our greatest concern
and we thank you for your support!

Hope to see you there.

Island Health Project

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USCG Eagle passing the Race early morning March 18, 2023 on her return from the Chesapeake Bay. Photo Credit Marlin Bloethe

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