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Carol Sparrow

There’s never a dull moment for Carol Sparrow. For twelve years, she has worked as a medical communicator for Carolina Air Care. During her free time, she makes homemade honey and beeswax candles on her farm in Chatham County. Now you can find her at the Wellness Wednesday Farmers Market.

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Carolina Air Care

Carolina Air Care provides critical care transport for patients from across North Carolina to UNC Medical Center in Chapel Hill. To most efficiently serve the entire state, we operate two helicopters from two base locations in Siler City and Fayetteville. We also have fixed wing capabilities. We provide transport services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Contact us our business office at 919-966-3044.

UNC Carolina Air Care’s aircrafts are owned and operated by Air Methods, Inc., an FAA certified air carrier.  Certificate # QMLA253U

The Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems will conduct an accreditation site visit of UNC Carolina Air Care in February 2016.

Our Teams

We provide transport services for patients experiencing a wide range of critical medical emergencies. With that in mind, we deploy several different teams who specialize in caring for different types of patients. Our teams include:

  • Adult Team
  • Pediatrics Team


In nearly 30 years of operation, Carolina Air Care has provided lifesaving transport services to thousands of patients. We began serving North Carolina in 1986 with one helicopter. In 2006, we added another, stationed at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center in Fayetteville.

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Visit our Facebook page to learn more about our services and see photos of our helicopters in action.

You may also contact Jennifer Haynes RN, MSN, MHA, CPEN, Program Manager, by email or by phone at 984-974-3440. 

Request services from UNC Carolina Air Care

Call: 1-866-TEAM-UNC [866-832-6862] or 919-966-2944.

Flightwatch Fax: 919-966-5466