November 30, 2017

As the holidays grow closer upon us, it's increasingly difficult to make time for everything that needs to be done. With so many events to attend, gifts to purchase, and everyday responsibilities, renewing a certification can easily be forgotten. However, you won't hav...

November 22, 2017

Carlisle School's theme this year is "Carlisle Cares." Since the school year began, each class has been finding creative ways to show that they care about others in the community. For a winter project, Carlisle chose to honor the Danville Life Saving Crew during the "D...

November 21, 2017

The Danville Life Saving Crew is participating in #GivingTuesday on Tuesday, November 28, 2017. This day was created to help bring communities and organizations together. You can donate your time, resources or monetary gifts. 

How can you help the Crew?  

  • You ca...

November 16, 2017

Hypothermia occurs when your body loses heat faster than it is produced. This causes a dangerously low body temperature. Hypothermia typically happens when a person is exposed to extremely low temperatures for an extended amount of time. Normal body temperature is 98.6...

November 8, 2017

The Virginia Association of Volunteer Rescue Squads is offering an EMS Paramedic Exchange Program in Germany. This program began in 1995 to allow Virginia EMTs and paramedics the opportunity to observe how emergency medical services are performed around the globe....

November 6, 2017

As temperatures begin to cool, it is important to prepare for winter weather. Danville Life Saving Crew members encourage everyone to prepare for winter early to prevent cold weather illnesses. Frostbite and hypothermia can occur when people are exposed to cold tempera...

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