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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.

https://www.goldcross.org/blog/well-go-the-distance-for-your-heart/

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 […]

https://www.goldcross.org/blog/find-local-aeds-help-save-lives-win-a-prize/

Sheriff’s Deputy to be Honored

Sheriff’s Deputy to be honored for applying tourniquet, controlling bleeding, saving a life. Quick response averted tragedy, followed training to Stop the Bleed WHAT: Deputy William Pearson of the Calumet County Sheriff’s Department will be honored by Gold Cross Ambulance for his life-saving response to a situation that could easily have ended tragically. Deputy Pearson was the first responder to arrive on the scene at Dick’s Family Foods in the Village of Sherwood in late November 2017. Linda Kieso, a […]

https://www.goldcross.org/blog/sheriffs-deputy-to-be-honored/