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Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Ohio

Eastern KY

Search & Rescue

Wolfe County Search and Rescue Team

"...serves the Wolfe County Community and the Greater Red River Gorge area. Our all volunteer team specializes in responding to lost person incidents and technical, high-angle roped rescue is the rugged terrain found throughout Eastern Kentucky." 

Hunter Hounds Search and Recovery

(Estill County)

Powell County Search and Rescue

"Powell County Search & Rescue was established in 2013 with 20 volunteers with a desire to help those in need. Red River Gorge is a beautiful place of fun, hiking, camping, and rock climbing. Sometimes our mistakes could lead to injury to ourselves and the time comes when you need a team to rescue you. We have certified rescuers who are trained in search and rescue, swift water, rope techs and medical."

Level 1 Trauma Center


"The UK Chandler Emergency Department has four areas for specific types of patients: Level I trauma for the most critically injured adults and children, acute care for seriously ill or injured adults, Express Care for those with less urgent conditions, and the separate Makenna David Pediatric Emergency Center for children."

Level 2 Trauma Center


"Despite being located in a rural area, Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) has one of the most advanced trauma departments in the state. With the capability to offer specialized emergency care around the clock, the PMC Trauma Department treats life-threatening injuries and high-risk cases from car crash injuries, gunshot wounds and ATV crashes. “

Level 3 Trauma Center

Western NC

Search & Rescue


Wilderness Search & Rescue


Appalachian Moutain Rescue Team

"The Appalachian Mountain Rescue Team (AMRT) serves as a regional mountain rescue resource for the southern Appalachian highlands, defined as a region within a 125 mile radius from Asheville, NC. We are dedicated to saving lives and battling injury in mountainous terrain."

Haywood Rescue

Specialty Teams for the County

Burke County Search and Rescue

Level 1 Trauma Center


"The Emergency Department at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center is a Level I adult and pediatric trauma center that provides emergency healthcare for all types of injuries and illnesses, from life-threatening conditions such as heart attacks or strokes to flu and viral illnesses."

Level 2 Trauma Center


"Trust Cone Health’s network of emergency departments in Burlington, Greensboro, Reidsville and High Point and our Level II Trauma Center to provide timely, high-quality medical care when you need it most."

Level 3 Trauma Center

Northeastern TN

Search & Rescue

Christian Aid Ministries

Tennessee SAR Team

"The Tennessee Search & Rescue team was established in March 2018. Our 38 team members are from conservative Christian communities in Tennessee, Kentucky, and Alabama, who are passionate about helping others."

BUSAR Foundation

"Team BUSAR is an all-hazards search and rescue team supporting and assisting search and rescue operations in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park."

Unicoi County Search and Rescue

"Unicoi County Search and Rescue (UCSAR) is a non-profit, volunteer, all hazards Search and Rescue Team headquartered in Unicoi County, Tennessee."

Kingsport Technical Rescue

"The department now has 21 members on the rescue team. They do water, trench, high angle and mountain rescue as well as vehicle rescue and so on."

Level 1 Trauma Center


American College of Surgeons verification as a Level I Trauma Center validates the resources at UT Medical Center for providing optimal trauma care. 

Johnson City Medical Center

Level 2 Trauma Center

Bristol Center Medical Center

Level 3 Trauma Center

Holston Valley Medical Center




Search & Rescue

Virginia Search & Rescue Council

"The Virginia Search and Rescue Council (VASARCO) is composed of 21 multi-disciplined search and rescue (SAR) teams located throughout the State of Virginia with memorandums of understanding (MOU) to provide services to the Virginia Department of Emergency Management (VDEM)."

The Southwest Virginia Mountain Rescue Group

"a dynamic group of professionally trained volunteers based out of the Blacksburg Volunteer Rescue Squad.  In addition to providing support to BVRS, we also have MOU's with the Virginia Search and Rescue Council and VDEM.  This allows us to not only respond locally, but throughout the state of Virginia as well."

Black Diamond Search & Rescue Council

"The all-volunteer organization trains and deploys ground teams, trackers, search management personnel, technical teams, equine-mounted teams, K9 wilderness live-find teams and K9 cadaver teams. Those resources are deployed throughout Virginia and in adjacent states when requested for individuals in need or in the aftermath of man-made or natural disasters. The organization was founded in 2002 and is a Virginia Department of Emergency Management (VDEM) state resource."


Christian Aid Ministries

Virginia SAR Team

"Our 30 team members are from across the commonwealth of Virginia with a few in Southeastern West Virginia. We officially started in early 2018 with the goal of reaching out to the missing/lost person(s), their families and emergency agencies in several ways..."

Virginia Trauma Center Map as of January 2022

Level 1 Trauma Center

Roanoke Memorial Hospital 

"With a Level 1 Trauma Center, we are a regional resource providing the highest level of specialized trauma and critical care services to the Roanoke Valley and surrounding rural areas, supported by three Life-Guard helicopters for rapid response."

UVA Health System

"With a national designation as a level 1 trauma center from the American College of Surgeons, UVA’s emergency and critical care services offer you, your family and your community security. You know that should a life-threatening crisis touch your life, you’ll receive the highest standard of care."

Level 2 Trauma Center

Centra Lynchburg General Hospital

"Welcome to Centra’s Intensive Care Units (ICUs). The ICUs are units in the hospital that are designed to care for patients whose injuries or illnesses are very serious and can sometimes present a threat to their..."

Level 3 Trauma Center


Carilion New River Valley Medical Center

"We treat more than 30,000 cases per year in our Level III Trauma Center."


"LewisGale Hospital Montgomery offers comprehensive emergency services 24/7, including a Level III Trauma Center for critical injuries, to patients in and around Virginia's New River Valley."

Level 4 Trauma Center

City of Norton

"Norton Community Hospital in Norton, Virginia, is a not-for-profit, 129-bed, acute-care facility serving Southwest Virginia and Southeastern Kentucky since 1949."

LewisGale Hospital Alleghany

"offers high-quality emergency care for patients in Alleghany County and the surrounding areas. The board-certified emergency medicine doctors and specially trained support staff in our emergency room (ER) stand ready 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to provide you with fast, effective care."

Southern WV

Search & Rescue

West Virginia Search and Rescue Program

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West Virginia Trauma List

Level 1 Trauma Center


CAMC has provided trusted, convenient urgent care services for more than 30 years. So rest assured that when minor illnesses or injuries set you back, you have easy access to urgent care services backed by West Virginia’s leading health care provider.

Level 2 Trauma Center


"When seconds count, Cabell Huntington Hospital is prepared, with one of the most advanced emergency and trauma centers in the region. The country's first Level II joint trauma center is staffed around the clock with physician specialists, anesthetists and surgeons ready for any emergency."

Level 3 Trauma Center


"Fast treatment for minor illnesses and injuries."


"When you or a loved one has a life-threatening or serious condition, our critical care team is ready 24-hours a day, 365 days a year to serve you. We have two critical care units with 12 beds each..."

Level 4 Trauma Center


"Our highly trained staff can provide care for everything from cuts and broken bones to life-threatening conditions such as heart attack or stroke. We provide efficient, prompt and compassionate care."

Madison (Boone County)

"Boone Memorial Hospital Emergency Room remains current with its Level IV Trauma Designation. All physicians are certified in ATLS (Advanced Trauma Life Support), ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) and PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support) to prepare them for trauma patients."


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