Avoid These Five Common First Aid Mistakes

Everyone wants to do the right thing if they find themselves in an emergency situation, but due to stress and inexperience, it’s not uncommon for people to make some mistakes when rendering first aid. The team at Gold Cross Ambulance understands what should be done during an emergency situation, and we want to help clear up some misconceptions so that you can provide a high level of care until paramedics arrive. Below, we take a closer look at five mistakes […]


Give The Gift Of Life This Year By Becoming An Organ Donor

Every 10 minutes, another person is added to the national transplant waiting list, which already has more than 100,000 people hoping to be matched with a potential donor. We need more potential organ donors to help offset this growing list, and if you’re looking for some way to give back to the community this holiday season, consider signing up to be an organ donor. In today’s blog, we explain why you should consider becoming an organ donor, and how to […]


What To Do During A Winter Roadside Emergency

The first major snowfall of the year has arrived in the Fox Valley, and that means it’s time to get back in the habit of driving in wintry conditions. Snow and ice will decrease your tire traction and increase your stopping distance, both of which will lead to a bevy of automobile accidents this year. Not all winter driving emergencies are preventable, but if you are prepared for the weather and take a few simple steps to account for the […]