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Kristen Okeson works as a AirMed paramedic for Sanford Health in Fargo. David Samson / The Forum

It's My Job: Air medic takes emergency care to skies

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Fargo - When a patient needs to be moved from one hospital to another or if there is a serious accident with injuries, air medics like Kristen Okeson are the ones who help care for patients in the air.


Okeson, 30, a Detroit Lakes, Minn., resident, is an air paramedic for Sanford Health’s AirMed division and works out of Sanford’s air ambulance hangar at Hector International Airport.

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