EMS, Fire/Rescue, and law enforcement agencies can activate First Flight by calling your local county communications center.
EMTs, paramedics, or other healthcare professionals can activate First Flight any time they think the patient needs air transport. State law requires that any patient meeting the Trauma Alert Criteria must be transported to the nearest certified trauma center.
First Flight can be placed on either stand-by or active status:
The ground personnel on the scene are responsible for selecting and preparing a safe landing zone.