Fla. AMR stations serve as official Safe Havens for newborns

During National Adoption Month, AMR reminded the public that its Florida stations and ambulances will receive unharmed newborns


MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. —American Medical Response reminded the public that its stations are official Safe Havens for newborns.

The agency commemorated National Adoption Month by issuing a statement regarding their partnership with the nonprofit organization, A Safe Haven for Newborns.

Unharmed infants seven days old or younger can be received at any AMR ambulance or station throughout the state of Florida, no questions asked.

American Medical Response reminded the public that its stations and ambulances are Official Safe Havens for newborns. (Photo/City of Hialeah)
American Medical Response reminded the public that its stations and ambulances are Official Safe Havens for newborns. (Photo/City of Hialeah)

"We are so proud to partner with this life-saving organization in providing a sanctuary for desperate mothers who want to give their baby a chance at a better life,” AMR Regional Director Terence Romatar said. “Our team of highly trained EMS personnel offers compassionate medical care to mothers and newborns as well as safe transport to surrounding hospitals.”

A Safe Haven for Newborns founder Nick Silverio said the organization is “thankful for the wonderful partnership.”

“Public awareness is saving lives, giving these babies a chance for a future,” he said. “What is more important than saving the life of a precious, innocent newborn?”

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