Responding to Drownings

We are right in the thick of hot summer days which means time in lakes, rivers, and pools. Always have a spotter to keep an eye out for signs of drowning. Even with experienced swimmers.  In the event of a drowning incident it is exceptionally important to know how to perform CPR with compression and ventilation’s.  Gold Cross hosts several public training’s at Farmer’s Markets, Safety Days, and our annual CPR @ the Park night July 20th at Nueroscience Field […]

We’ll Go the Distance for your Heart

It’s a race against time when a heart attack hits. The American Heart Association helps us pick up the pace. In fact, we’re proud to share that we’ve achieved the association’s Mission: Lifeline EMS cardiac care standards. It means we’re providing the right training and care for your heart. That’s because we’ve got our eye on the prize: your life. We hope you’ll keep your eye on us.

Find Local AEDS, Help Save Lives, Win a Prize!

Residents of the greater Fox Valley region are invited to participate in an unusual but critical scavenger hunt from June 1-16. The hunt is on for publicly-accessible AEDs, or automated external defibrillators. When used on a person who is having a sudden cardiac arrest, an AED may shock the heart back into rhythm, and a life may be saved. When used in conjunction with hands-only CPR, AEDs can triple a person’s chance of surviving sudden cardiac arrest according to the […]