March 27, 2018

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.

“Our ulti...

March 21, 2018

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.

Before dinner,...

March 10, 2018

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:

  1. Wash your bedding every week in hot water an...

March 1, 2018

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.


February 13, 2018

Dozens of EMTs entered the Danville Area Training Center (DATC) before 8 a.m. on Friday, February 9 for the start of Super CE Weekend. 

"This is our 7th annual event like this," Executive Director Tommy Pruett said. "We had approximately 45 or more students in each...

January 31, 2018

In honor of American Heart Month, the Danville Life Saving Crew asks you to join them in following these simple steps to create a healthier heart and lifestyle. The American Heart Association suggests the following:

  • Quit smoking and stay away from secondhand smoke

  • ...

December 18, 2017

During the days leading up to Christmas, the Danville Life Saving Crew has used the lyrics to a popular tune by encouraging 12 days of Christmas safety. Between 2004 and 2008, an estimated 1,170 house fires began each year due to Christmas decorations.* These fires cau...

December 18, 2017

As you begin to put up your Christmas tree and decorate for the holidays, please keep these safety tips in mind. Danville Life Saving Crew volunteers are ready to run emergency calls 24/7, but these tips will help you prevent a fire emergency this holiday season....

December 13, 2017

Danville Life Saving Crew members, Board of Directors, Auxiliary and staff met to celebrate Christmas and the upcoming holiday season. Everyone met in fellowship on Tuesday, December 12 at the Danville Golf Club.

Garland and wreaths were hung outside and a twelve foot d...

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...

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