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Local hospital celebrates national EMS week

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WESTON (WAOW) - It's national EMS week, and one area hospital is using the occasion to celebrate its 20th anniversary of using helicopters.  

Ministry Health Care in Weston is holding events for area EMS services. That includes celebrating the 20th anniversary of Ministry Spirit Medical Transportation Services.

Organizers say on average Spirit helicopters fly more than 600 missions a year. Ground transport teams handle close to 3,000 calls a year.

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