Sometimes waking up at 0400 isn’t all that miserable. We couldn’t complain as we were gifted to a beautiful Saturday sunrise in the majestic hills of Wildwood. The rest, was short lived, as the race began and we were soon greeted with trail runners from all over the city. … Continue reading
Thousand Oaks DART is proud to be asked to fulfill the first aid and missing persons requirements for the Special Olympics World Games Host Town athletes. The Special Olympics Host Town Program is a very special 3-day program that takes place prior to the Special Olympics World Games held in … Continue reading
Although the attendance at CVD was disappointing, we got lots of time to work on polishing procedures. … and for the last time of the evening, the final sign out…
Its been really slow at CVD, but rather than just sit around, what are we doing? Practice, practice, practice… Below, Kim and Ryan preparing a traction splint (Joe is on a backboard just to keep off the grass).
Setup is almost complete. We will be providing the following services: First Aid – All our members and First Aid / AED / CPR certified. We will have a full blown medical tent available along with 7 member EMT’s that are on staff throughout the event. Missing Persons – Whether … Continue reading
This year’s Chili Cookoff was thankfully uneventful, aside from the momentary downpour and heavy winds.
From our friends at Cal Fire Riverside.
Your Thousand Oaks D.A.R.T. members will be at Conejo Valley days in force this year. Not only will be be available for first aid and medical issues but will be assisting the community all week to understand Disaster Safety (primarily earthquakes) as well as helping you to build disaster kits. … Continue reading
Not all people we deal with will be happy with responders being present at the ‘worst moment’ of their lives. The anger which can make a person act anyway on the scale of ‘Grumpy – Violent’ can be hard to narrow down. Common triggers are frustration, humiliation, pressure, concern of … Continue reading
With temperatures in the 90’s and 100’s, these two little eye charts might help you out.