May 4th, 2022 – 5:00 PM
Press Release –
Beginning Thursday, helicopters will be taking off and landing at Floyd Medical Center’s helipad as training exercises begin at the new facility at the North Second Avenue entrance to the hospital’s Emergency Care Center.
Helipad safety education will take place day and night throughout the entire month of May. That training includes classroom education and on-site exercises as hospital teammates become familiar with the process of receiving and transferring patients using an air ambulance.
Members of the Rome Fire Department will also be going through the training with Atrium Health Floyd teammates.