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Vanderbilt LifeFlight offers safety tips for CMA Fest

Jun. 5, 2019—As Nashville welcomes visitors from around the world to the CMA Fest this week, Vanderbilt LifeFlight officials are urging fans to take necessary precautions to avoid illness and injury.

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Vanderbilt LifeFlight offers safety tips for CMA Fest

Jun. 5, 2018—As Nashville welcomes visitors from around the world to the CMA Fest this week, Vanderbilt LifeFlight officials are urging fans to take necessary precautions to avoid illness and injury.

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Caring for the Preds

Jul. 13, 2017—Representatives from the Nashville Predators joined Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) leaders for a special reception to recognize the team’s historic season and the medical care provided by VUMC.

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VUMC offers safety tips for CMA Music Festival

Jun. 6, 2017—  As Nashville welcomes visitors from around the world to the CMA Music Festival this week, Vanderbilt LifeFlight officials are urging fans to take necessary precautions to avoid illness and injury. Patients at the 2016 festival were treated for a variety of issues including heat-related illnesses, sunburn, alcohol overconsumption, sprains and even blisters from improper...

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Vanderbilt LifeFlight Offers Safety Tips For CMA Music Festival

Jun. 7, 2016—As Nashville welcomes visitors from around the world to the CMA Music Festival this week, Vanderbilt LifeFlight officials are urging fans to take necessary precautions to avoid illness and injury.

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Due to warmer weather, more people treated for heat-related illness on first day of the 2015 CMA Music Festival

Jun. 12, 2015—After treating hundreds of people for heat exhaustion last year at the CMA Music Festival, Vanderbilt LifeFlight officials are warning visitors to take necessary precautions this week while attending this year’s festival in downtown Nashville, and also urge caution for those attending the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in nearby Manchester, Tenn. On Thursday, the...

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Vanderbilt offers safety tips for CMA Music Festival

Jun. 10, 2015—As Nashville welcomes visitors from around the world to the CMA Music Festival this week, Vanderbilt LifeFlight officials are urging fans to take necessary precautions to avoid illness and injury. Nearly 500 patients were treated at the 2014 festival for a variety of issues including heat-related illnesses, sunburn, alcohol overconsumption and even blisters from improper...

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Tennessee Ambulance Service Association honors Pierce

Mar. 5, 2015—The Tennessee Ambulance Service Association (TASA) has named Vanderbilt LifeFlight’s Vernon Carl Pierce the Jimmy Studdard EMT of the Year.

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Vanderbilt offers safety tips for CMA Music Festival

Jun. 5, 2014—As Nashville welcomes visitors from around the world to the CMA Music Festival this week, Vanderbilt LifeFlight officials are urging fans to take necessary precautions to avoid illness and injury. Nearly 1,000 patients were treated at the 2013 festival for a variety of issues including heat-related illnesses, sunburn, alcohol overconsumption and even blisters from improper...

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LifeFlight Event Medicine covers events large and small

Feb. 4, 2014—Providing emergency medical coverage at special events can be challenging. But a recent downtown-wide New Year’s Eve celebration required the support equivalent to a mini-disaster response.

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LifeFlight receives multiple ‘Star of Life’ awards

Jun. 6, 2013—Vanderbilt LifeFlight, along with several other emergency agencies, received two Star of Life awards for their life-saving efforts at the annual Star of Life banquet, presented by Tennessee Emergency Medical Services for Children. Receiving recognition for saving  the life of a pediatric patient was Macon County EMS, Lafayette Fire Department and Vanderbilt LifeFlight. The LifeFlight...

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Vanderbilt offers safety tips for CMA Music Festival

Jun. 6, 2013—As Nashville welcomes visitors from around the world to the CMA Music Festival this week, Vanderbilt LifeFlight officials are urging fans to take necessary precautions to avoid illness and injury.

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Keeping pace: Nashville, once a mid-size city with a Southern small-town feel, is experiencing explosive growth.

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Keeping pace: Nashville, once a mid-size city with a Southern small-town feel, is experiencing explosive growth.

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Vanderbilt University School of Medicine entrance

Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital with helipad

Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital with helipad

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