In 2017, The Danville Life Saving Crew (DLSC) answered over 7,750 EMS calls. More than 1,000 calls were non-emergent and tied up valuable resources. To help reduce 9-1-1 abuse, DLSC established a Community Paramedicine Program to reach out to frequent callers.
Dozens of Danville Life Saving Crew volunteers filled the Clayton T. Lester Crew hall for the Crew Member and Family BBQ dinner on March 19, 2018. Members were offered an array of meats, sides and desserts to thank them for their service to the community.
When the seasons change, many people suffer from seasonal allergies. As springtime approaches and flowers begin to bloom, pollen and allergens fill the air. To help combat this allergy season, follow the tips below:
Is your staff prepared to handle a mass emergency? Do your volunteers know what to do before emergency services arrive? To improve survival rates during mass emergencies, the Danville Area Training Center (DATC) is now offering “Stop the Bleed” first aid training.