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About Us

Western and Central Illinois, Southeast Iowa Aeromedical Transport

Founded in 2000 and supported by the communities we serve, Quad City Helicopter EMS, doing business as MedForce Aeromedical Transport, is a Non-Profit Aeromedical Transport Company based in Colona, Illinois and West Burlington, Iowa. We are proud to provide rapid, safe, and competent emergency medical helicopter transport from hospitals and EMS agencies in Eastern Iowa, West-Central Illinois and portions of Northeast Missouri to regional tertiary care facilities.

In conjunction with our aviation vendor, PHI Air Medical Group, our experienced and knowledgeable flight crews, consisting of Specialized Critical Care Trauma Nurses and Critical Care Paramedics, utilize the most modern Air medical equipment available. We operate from our service from two base locations. MedForce 1 is located in Colona, Illinois and MedForce 2 operates from Great River Medical Center in West Burlington, Iowa. Both bases are equiptwith a helicopter staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year, with a Pilot, Flight Nurse and Flight Paramedic.

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