07/12/2018 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 07/12/2018 22:45
U.S. Coast Guard 1st District PA Detachment New York
Coast Guard medevacs woman southeast of Ambrose Sea Buoy
NEW YORK - A Coast Guard boatcrew medically evacuated a 48-year-old woman experiencing seizures Thursday night 18-miles southeast of Ambrose Sea Buoy.At approximately 7 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New York received a report stating a woman aboard the cruise ship, Anthem of the Seas, was experiencing seizures.
The command center watchstanders briefed the flight surgeon who recommended a medevac and a rescue crew from Station Sandy Hook was launched.The crew arrived on scene and safely transferred the woman and a nurse aboard the station 47-foot Motor Life Boat and brought them to Station Sandy Hook.
The woman was then transferred to EMS, her condition currently is unknown.