Coast Guard Response Boat medevaced a 75-year-old from a cruise ship south of Coghlan Island, near Juneau, 2:45 am Thursday morning.
The boat crew safely transferred the patient to Capital City Fire and Rescue emergency medical services personnel in Statter Harbor.
The medevac request from the captain of the Norwegian Bliss reported a man reportedly exhibiting signs related to an allergic reaction while the boat was moored in Skagway.
The ship divert to Auke Bay to facilitate patient transport and allow a Coast Guard Station Juneau boat crew to respond.
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