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NorthStar Emergency Medical Services

Address:  111 Franklin Health Commons
Farmington, ME 04938
Phone:  Emergency 9-1-1 Non-emergency (207) 779-2770
E-mail:  [email protected]
Website: Website
Contact:  David Robie, Director of NorthStar
Clients:  Provides ambulance and community services to the Greater Franklin County area throughout all of northwestern Maine.
Services:  NorthStar provides regional ambulance service and emergency medical care to the residents and visitors to the area: from auto accidents to snowmobile rescues, from medical emergencies to skiing emergencies, from Main Street residences to backwoods camps. With bases in Rangeley, Sugarloaf, Phillips, Farmington and Livermore, NorthStar is positioned to provide fast response when time is of the essence. In addition to 24/7 response, NorthStar also has a Wilderness emergency response team and an elite Bike Team that helps at parades, fairs and town festivals.
Under NorthStar’s child safety seat program, trained NorthStar EMS staff is available by appointment to check child safety seats or to work with you on ways you can qualify to obtain a car seat. For more child safety seat information contact NorthStar.
NorthStar has several other community oriented activities: School programs, speaking to organizations, CPR and first aid training, blood pressure checks are just a few ways NorthStar is in your community.

NorthStar EMS also offers Lifeline installations and support to clients in and around the NorthStar coverage area. Who is Lifeline? With over 30 years of experience, Lifeline Systems Inc., based in Framingham, Mass, is the premier personal telephone response company in the country. They have certified, trained, caring professionals ready to respond to a subscriber’s need 24 hours a day, every day of the year. Lifeline is the #1 medical alert program. It has helped over 6 million seniors and their families and is trusted by doctors, hospitals, and professional caregivers.

How does Lifeline work? After NorthStar installs the equipment (which takes about 1/2 hour), the subscriber wears a waterproof "Personal Help Button" on either a wristband or as a pendant. If there is an emergency or other need, the subscriber simply presses the button. The Lifeline Home Unit dials Lifeline and the Lifeline representative immediately responds through a speaker on the unit. After assessing the situation, Lifeline then contacts either a local friend or relative or immediately summons a NorthStar ambulance, local law enforcement, or fire department. For more information about this subscription service, contact NorthStar.

Healthy Community Coalition

Founded in 1989, Healthy Community Coalition (HCC) is an affiliate of the Franklin Community Health Network with a mission of promoting health and well-being in Franklin County and neighboring towns, including Livermore Falls.