Fire Safety Tips During The Holiday Season

You may be surprised to learn that house fire reports tend to increase during the winter months in Wisconsin and across the country. Every year the team at Gold Cross Ambulance responds to reports of house fires all over the Fox Valley area, and while we’re here to help in the event of an emergency, we’d much rather you did your part to reduce your likelihood of being affected by a house fire this season. With that in mind, we […]

What You Can Learn From How EMS Professionals Process Failure

Despite our best efforts, things don’t always work out exactly as we had hoped 100 percent of the time. That’s especially true in the field of emergency response. Learning to process failure is a very important skill to have as an EMS professional, because if we can’t learn and grow from failures, future patients will be worse off. The same can be said for the average individual. It’s essential to learn how to process and move forward after something doesn’t […]

The Top Five Reasons For An Ambulance Response On Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is only a day away, and if you’re preparing to travel across the state or host family for a Thanksgiving meal, we hope you have a safe and wonderful holiday. Of course, not everyone will have a perfect Thanksgiving, and plenty of people will end up needing an ambulance for one reason or another. In today’s blog, we take a closer look at five of the most common reasons why someone ends up calling for an ambulance on Thanksgiving. […]