The Four Most Common Injuries Suffered By EMS Workers

Emergency Medical Service professionals work in a fast-paced and strenuous industry, oftentimes doing everything in their power to help prevent injuries and save lives. Statistics show that EMS professionals treat roughly 22 million patients every year, but sometimes those workers end up requiring care because of injuries they suffer during the course of their duties. In fact, nearly 100,000 EMS professionals are treated for injuries suffered during the course of their duties every year, and the rate of injuries for […]

Gold Cross Ambulance Earns Honor From The American Heart Association

We are excited to announce that the team at Gold Cross Ambulance has been awarded Gold Plus status for the 2022 Mission: Lifeline® – EMS Recognition. This honor is awarded by the American Heart Associated to a select group of prehospital providers for their commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of care for their patients. Lifeline EMS recognition is a program designed to showcase Emergency Medical Service organizations across the nation for excellent ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI) care. […]

What Should I Put In A Travel First-Aid Kit?

It’s a good idea to have a first-aid kit in every family vehicle so that you are prepared in the event of a medical emergency. While the team at Gold Cross would be more than happy to assist in the event of a major medical emergency, it’s always good to have a first-aid kit nearby so that you can address a medical issue when you’re on the go. But what types of items should you include in your travel first-aid […]