Physician, First Flight Paramedics on Hand for Minor Medical Help
As crowds were wowed by fighter jets, helicopters and more at the Melbourne Air and Space Show last weekend, Health First was ready and on-site to help any spectators needing first aid.
The community healthcare organization worked alongside the Melbourne Fire Department and Melbourne Airport Authority to answer questions and provide minor medical help for the thousands of attendees at the event, held March 30 and 31 at Orlando Melbourne International Airport. The annual show featured an F-35 Lightning II Demo Team, an F-18 Super Hornet Legacy Demo, aircraft rides and more.
Dr. Marty Brown and Health First First Flight paramedics Rob Spivey, David Rodriguez and Travis Bice treated about 20 eventgoers in need of basic first aid during the popular, two-day weekend show. The three paramedics were also overseeing four Emergency Medical Technician students from Eastern Florida State College, with two paramedic preceptors each day.
More than 100 eventgoers turned to Health First’s two tents not just for minor medical help, but for sunscreen, water and reprieve from the sun.
As an Integrated Delivery Network, Health First is committed to improving the wellness and health of our Brevard County residents. Learn more about the many ways Health First gives back to the community at HFgivesback.org.