Trauma Care Access Map

According to Time, “On Monday, the American Trauma Society released an interactive map that allows users to gauge availability of care across the entire U.S. You can pick a location — searchable by state, congressional district or ZIP code — and figure out whether it falls within a “safety” zone: an area in which you’re within 45 minutes to an hour away from advanced trauma care, either by ambulance or helicopter, in case of a health emergency.”

To read the full article, click here.

Source: Time

Sachiye Day, VERTICES intern.


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