October 23, 2018

As temperatures begin to dip and the days become shorter, it's time to think about Autumn health and safety tips. Below are five tips that can help you take charge of your health and safety this fall:

1. Get the flu shot to help prevent the spread of the flu. Also, if y...

October 12, 2018

As Tropical Storm Michael sped through Danville, VA on October 11, dozens of rescue calls flooded the 9-1-1 system. At 3:22 p.m. on Thursday, Danville Life Saving Crew’s Special Operations teams pulled out of the bays to respond to their first water rescue.

Danville Lif...

October 2, 2018

On September 26, 2018, ten Danville Life Saving Crew (DLSC) members traveled to Virginia Beach for the Virginia Association of Volunteer Rescue Squad's 84th Annual Convention. While at the convention, members participated in seminars, meetings, competitions and events....

September 26, 2018

On Monday, September 24, 2018, Averett University hosted Danville Life Saving Crew at their North Campus  for "Friday Night Lights" training. This annual training exercise helps prepare Crew members for the on-site medical standbys that DLSC performs at football games....

September 18, 2018

On September 18, 1945, fifteen men came together to create the Danville Life Saving and First Aid Crew, Inc. In the beginning, the Crew was located in the basement of the City Armory, uniforms were donated by Dan River Mills and Townes Funeral Home, personal vehicles w...

September 12, 2018

As Hurricane Florence nears the east coast, Danville is likely to receive high winds and several inches of rain. Though originally expected to make a larger impact on Virginia, the hurricane has presently changed course. Currently, Florence is expected to hit North Car...

September 10, 2018

Danville Life Saving Crew’s (DLSC) Dive and Swift Water Rescue Teams are preparing for the potential impact of Hurricane Florence, which the National Weather Service expects to become a “dangerous major hurricane.”

Once Virginia Governor Ralph Northam declared a state o...

September 8, 2018

Danville Life Saving Crew’s (DLSC) Community Paramedicine Program is partnering with Virginia Department of Health (VDH) and Community Healthcare Workers to provide free car seats to local parents through “VDH Safety Seat Distribution and Education Program.”

“We’re exci...

August 28, 2018

Do you know the difference between heat exhaustion and heat stroke? Both typically occur from prolonged exposure to or physical exertion in high temperatures. However, if you don't treat heat exhaustion, it can lead to heat stroke which may cause shock, organ failure,...

August 10, 2018

On Thursday, August 9, 2018, Danville Life Saving Crew (DLSC) hosted its 19th Annual Golf Classic at the Danville Golf Club. This event is the Crew's largest fundraiser of the year.

After a light lunch, 27 teams played 18 holes of golf during five hours of steady compet...

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