How Disasters Affect the Blood Supply for Patients in Need
When people hear there is a need for blood following a disaster, many think of disaster victims and serious injuries. Yet, hurricanes like that we recently experienced with Hurricane Michael ... The... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - October 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Blood Disaster blood donation blood drive blood supply disasters hurricanes severe weather Tymia Source Type: news

Hispanic Heritage Month: Meet Celena Roldan
This Hispanic Heritage Month, we’re highlighting Hispanic men and women who play a pivotal role in helping the American Red Cross accomplish its humanitarian mission every day. This week, we’d... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - October 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Red Cross Life Celena Roldan Chicago and Northern Illinois Hispanic Hispanic Heritage Month Latina Source Type: news

Hurricane Michael: Your Top Questions Answered
Hurricane Michael, noted as one of the strongest storms to hit the U.S. since 1969, made landfall off the coast of Northern Florida on Wednesday, October 10. Since then, people ... The post... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - October 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Disaster alabama evacuation center florida georgia hurricane Hurricane Michael pets in shelters reconnecting with loved ones safe and well Source Type: news

Hispanic Heritage Month: Meet Mariana Arredondo
This Hispanic Heritage Month, we’re highlighting Hispanic men and women who play a pivotal role in helping the American Red Cross accomplish its humanitarian mission every day. This week, we’d... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - October 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Red Cross Life Volunteers arkansas Hispanic Hispanic Heritage Month Mariana Arredondo Red Cross of Arkansas Red Cross volunteer Source Type: news

Disaster Mental Health: Supporting Communities in Their Time of Need
Disasters can cause significant stress to people of all ages. That’s why we provide emotional support to those affected by disasters big and small. We believe that everyone is entitled ... The post... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - October 10, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Disaster Red Cross Life Christie Rogers Disaster Mental Health emotional support Mental Health Issues Mental Illness World Mental Health Day Source Type: news

Florence Volunteer Surprises Young Shelter Resident with a Miniature Castle
Story and Photos by Stephen Walsh/American Red Cross Abby is two years old. She’s energetic, positive and a lot of fun ­­– the perfect way to be when you’re in ... The post Florence Volunteer... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - October 3, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Disaster disaster services disaster spiritual care Red Cross partnerships Source Type: news

Hispanic Heritage Month: Meet Marco Bracamontes
This Hispanic Heritage Month, we’re highlighting Hispanic men and women who play a pivotal role in helping the American Red Cross accomplish its humanitarian mission every day. This week, we’d... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - September 25, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Red Cross Life heritage Hispanic hispanic heritage Hispanic Heritage Month Latino Marco Marco Bracamontes Source Type: news

Hispanic Heritage Month: Meet Norma Vega
This Hispanic Heritage Month, we’re highlighting Hispanic men and women who play a pivotal role in helping the American Red Cross accomplish its humanitarian mission every day. This week, we’d... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - September 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Fun American Red Cross Los Angeles Region Hispanic Heritage Month Latina Latino Norma Vega Source Type: news

Hurricane Florence: Local South Carolina Volunteer Steps Up to Manage Shelter
This post was originally published on Palmetto Post.  This is Tramone Hester’s first time acting as a volunteer shelter manager for the American Red Cross, and he’s doing a tremendous ... The post... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - September 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Disaster Dillon Dillon South Carolina Hurricane Florence shelter shelter manager Tramone Hester Source Type: news

Hurricane Florence: Your Top Questions Answered
Since Hurricane Florence made landfall off the coast of North Carolina on Friday, September 14, we have seen an outpouring of generosity and support from all over the country. Thousands ... The post... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - September 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Disaster dontated goods flooding Florence Hurricane Florence in-kind donations north carolina pets in shelters south carolina tropical storm virginia volunteering Source Type: news

Providing Shelter & Comfort: Three Volunteer Stories from Florence
The American Red Cross is working around the clock to provide shelter and comfort for the residents of Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina who have been impacted by Florence. ... The post... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - September 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Disaster Volunteers Columbia South Carolina Florence Hurricane Florence mental health Red Cross shelter shelter volunteer warehouse volunteer Source Type: news

Get Red Cross Ready for National Preparedness Month!
This post was originally published on the American Red Cross in the National Capital Region blog.  National Preparedness Month, recognized each September, provides an opportunity to remind us that we... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - September 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Preparedness be informed disaster emergency get a kit make a plan national preparedness national preparedness month natlprep Source Type: news

Sound the Alarm: Six Days Installing Smoke Alarms Along the Kuskokwim River
The American Red Cross of Alaska, The Kuskokwim Corporation, and Donlin Gold joined forces recently to distribute smoke alarms throughout villages along the middle region of the Kuskokwim River. The... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - August 29, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Home Fire Alaska home fire campaign Red Cross smoke alarm smoke alarm installation Sound the Alarm Source Type: news

Senator McCain Spoke Out Against Torture and Stood Up for the Geneva Conventions
Senator John McCain—a long-serving legislator and a fierce advocate of the Geneva Conventions—passed away on Saturday, August 25, at the age of 81. As a prisoner in North Vietnam from ... The post... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - August 27, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: International Geneva Conventions IHL international humanitarian law John McCain Senator McCain Source Type: news

4 Ways to Give Yourself Peace of Mind When Your Kids are Playing Outdoors
  Seeing your kids happily play outdoors is no doubt one of the greatest gifts parenting offers. However, it can make some parents uneasy knowing that they may not always ... The post 4 Ways to... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - August 24, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Preparedness first aid app kids kids outdoors parents red cross Red Cross First Aid App safety Source Type: news

Donating Blood after Beating Cancer: Q & A with Bill Goldsworthy
Bill Goldsworthy was an avid plasma and platelet donor before he was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2017. Being a fireman, he was accustomed to helping people in big and ... The post Donating... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - August 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Blood appointment Bill Goldsworthy blood donor app blood products cancer cancer diagnosis cancer free plasma and platelets prostate cancer Source Type: news

“All is Not Lost”: A Carr Fire Survivor Shares Her Story
Meet Terry Zeller “We’re picking up the pieces and moving on,” said Terry Zeller whose home on Redbud Drive burned when the Carr Fire jumped the Sacramento River. She has been... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - August 13, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Disaster california wildfire California wildfire evacuee Carr Fire wildfire 2018 wildfires Source Type: news

QUIZ: What Blood Donation Snack Are You?
After your blood donation, what snacks do you gravitate to? Are you drawn to the healthy or indulgent treats at the American Red Cross blood donation canteen? The top priority ... The post QUIZ:... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - August 13, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Blood blood donation blood donation snack donating blood Red Cross blood donation snacks Source Type: news

Red Cross Helps Families After Tornado Hits in Marshalltown
On the afternoon of Thursday, July 19, severe thunderstorms developed quickly across central and southern Iowa. A few of these storms produced several tornadoes, the most significant of which... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - July 31, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Disaster emergency response vehicle erv Hartwig iowa Lisa Villegas Marshalltown tornado Source Type: news

Our Gift of Blood and Why We Give Back
THE ACCIDENT THAT CHANGED OUR LIFE On July 8, seven years ago, I got a phone call that nobody could ever be prepared for. I remember exactly where I was ... The post Our Gift of Blood and Why We... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - July 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Blood Source Type: news

“They Saved our Life” A Georgetown Mother and Son Share Their Home Fire Story
This originally appeared on the Red Cross Palmetto Post blog. Photo and video by the American Red Cross, SC Region.  Janette Washington and her son were in church on Sunday when ... The post... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - July 13, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Home Fire fire safety Georgetown County smoke alarm smoke detector south carolina Source Type: news

QUIZ: What ’s Your Summer Personality Type?
Summer is a great season to spend some quality time with your loved ones. Whether that time is spent indoors or out in the sun, unexpected things can happen. But ... The post QUIZ: What’s Your... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - July 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Preparedness beach emergency app first aid app grilling Hiking summer summer safety swim app swimming Source Type: news

Be a #MissingType Blood Donor for Life to Keep the As, Bs and Os From Disappearing
This June, we launched the Missing Types campaign to encourage new blood donors, as well as donors who have not given in years, to donate blood and help meet the critical ... The post Be a... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - July 2, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Blood A are you the missing type B and O blood donation blood products campaign Missing Types Platelet Donation Social Media Source Type: news

Why I ’m Now a Red Cross Blood Donor for Life
My mom is the type of person who gives without thinking. She has participated in blood drives for as long as I can remember, always taking the opportunity to donate ... The post Why I’m Now a Red... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - June 25, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Blood blood donation blood donor Missing Type Red Cross blood donor app Source Type: news

Red Cross Workshops Help Service Members and Their Families Manage Stress
Martha Teater is a licensed Marriage & Family Therapist based in Western North Carolina. Originally drawn to the Red Cross as a Disaster Mental Health volunteer following Hurricane Katrina, she... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - June 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Military Support families martha teater mental health mind-body practice Mind-body workshops SAF service members service to the armed forces veterans wellness Source Type: news

Confession of a Red Cross employee: I was the #MissingType
Let me tell you a secret. I had never given blood before I began working at the American Red Cross. I was like a lot of people – nobody ever ... The post Confession of a Red Cross employee: I was... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - June 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Blood #MissingType blood donation Blood types First time donor Missing Type Missing Types Red Cross blood donation Source Type: news

Husband Saves His Wife ’s Life Using Skills He Learned in Red Cross CPR Training
Many people don’t learn how to perform CPR because they never think they’ll be in a situation where they will have to use it. But this Father’s Day, Luke Benrud ... The post Husband... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - June 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Health & Safety Benrud cpr CPR training Luke and Andrea Red Cross CPR Red Cross training Source Type: news

Remembering Red Cross Service at Scotland WWI Memorial
  On May 4, Islay, Scotland commemorated the 100th anniversary of the island’s role in World War I.  The first event was a moving commemoration on a cold, windy cliff—the ... The post... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - June 7, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Archives Islay Mull of Oa Otranto Scotland Tuscania WWI Source Type: news

Going Swimming this Summer? Look for These 3 Things
As we head out to enjoy the pool, waterpark or waterfront, it’s important to stop and think about safety. It can mean the difference between life and death. There is ... The post Going Swimming this... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - June 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Health & Safety aquatics facility lifeguard pool safety Red Cross Swim App Scientific Advisory Council water safety Source Type: news

Learn How to Prepare Your Household for Hurricane Season
As we gear up for hurricane season, learn what you can do now to keep your loved ones safe. Here are three simple steps you can take to prepare for ... The post Learn How to Prepare Your Household... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - May 31, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Preparedness emergency app emergency kit evacuation plan hurricane preparedness hurricane season prepare your household Source Type: news

How to Prevent Mosquito and Tick Bites This Summer
Don’t let mosquitoes and ticks ruin your carefree summer fun Summer is almost here, which means more time outdoors for activities like camping, hiking, swimming, picnicking and barbecuing. But more... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - May 31, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Blood blood donation blood donor bug bites bug repellent insect repellent mosquito and tick bites mosquitoes summer ticks Source Type: news

The Pillowcase Project: Reaching the One Millionth Child
Next week, the American Red Cross Pillowcase Project will reach its one millionth child! This program aims to increase awareness of natural disasters and teach safety, emotional coping and personal... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - May 30, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Preparedness disaster disaster preparedness emergency supply kit health and safety one millionth child pillowcase Pillowcase Projects Source Type: news

This Memorial Day: Remembering My Father Captain Russell S. Penniman
 As Memorial Day is once again upon us, I will visit my father’s marker at Arlington National Cemetery here in Washington, DC. Twenty-six years after his death, I still marvel ... The post This... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - May 25, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Military Support Arlington National Cemetery Aviator Captain Russell Penniman Elizabeth Penniman memorial day Red Cross emergency message Service Member U.S. Navy Source Type: news

How To Send a Military Emergency Message through the Red Cross Hero Care Network
This was originally published on the American Red Cross in the National Capital Region Blog. May is Military Appreciation Month and the Red Cross supports our troops through a uniquely-developed... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - May 25, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Military Support connecting military families emergency communications Hero Care App Hero Care Network military appreciation month Military family Source Type: news

Meet Ebony Deloach: A Champion for Volunteers with Disabilities
This originally appeared on the Red Cross Palmetto Post blog. Photo and video by the American Red Cross, SC Region.  Ebony Deloach was looking for something more. After graduating from college,... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - May 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Volunteers disabilities Ebony Deloach Palmeto Region south carolina virtual volunteer volunteer spotlight Source Type: news

American Red Cross: A History of Serving the Community in South Florida
Coral Gables Museum Exhibit: Feb. 2, to May 27, 2018 In February of 2018, the Coral Gables Museum in Coral Gables, Florida opened the exhibit 100 Years of Humanitarian Partnership: ... The post... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - May 22, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Archives 100 Years of Humanitarian Partnership coral gables florida Coral Gables Museum Red Cross history South Florida the American Red Cross in South Florida uniforms Source Type: news

Memories That Will Last a Lifetime: My Sound the Alarm Story
I was given the distinct privilege of installing smoke alarms in Salt Lake City last week as part of the Red Cross Sound the Alarm campaign. There I had the ... The post Memories That Will Last a... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - May 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Home Fire end home fires salt lake city Sharon Jacksa smoke alarm installation smoke alarms Sound the Alarm volunteering Source Type: news

In Hawaii, Red Cross Shelter Resident Inspires Others to Rise Above
For the Red Cross shelter residents and volunteers at the Pahoa Community Center on the Big Island in Hawaii, inspiration for the continuance of a life well lived is embodied ... The post In Hawaii,... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - May 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Disaster hawaii Mount Kilauea Pahoa Community Center red cross Red Cross volunteers shelter volcano Source Type: news

Strangers Become Heroes Everyday: How Your Platelet Donations Can Help Save Lives
When some people hear “blood donation” they feel queasy or uncomfortable but for patients who need blood transfusions, they feel grateful. Liviya Anderson was diagnosed with aplastic anemia when she... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - May 14, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Blood aplastic anemia blood donation Liviya Platelet Donation platelets Source Type: news

I Know the #1 Cause of Home Fires. I Lived It.
Seven people die every day from home fires in the U.S., most of whom are children and the elderly. Many of these fatalities could have been prevented by the simple ... The post I Know the #1 Cause... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - May 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Home Fire Home Fire Safety mother smoke alarms Sound the Alarm Source Type: news

Celebrating Red Cross Nurses This National Nurses Week
This National Nurses Week, we’d like to recognize nurses who work with the Red Cross to serve individuals in communities across the globe. Our nurses provide critical services, such as giving relief... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - May 10, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Volunteers health professionals national nurses week Source Type: news

Sound the Alarm to Save Lives: A Campaign to End Home Fires
Every day seven people are killed and another 36 people suffer injuries as a result of home fires, most in homes that lack working smoke alarms. And annually, we respond to ... The post Sound the... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - May 2, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Home Fire Campaign to end home fires home fire campaign Home Fire Safety smoke alarms Sound the Alarm Source Type: news

Pet First Aid Awareness Month: Q & A On Pet First Aid With Dr. Mandell
This originally appeared on PetLifeToday.com.  In honor of Pet First Aid Awareness Month, we’re sharing essential pet first aid information from pet care expert Dr. Debbie Mandell. She discusses some... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - April 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Health & Safety cat and dog cat and dog first aid cats dogs Dr. Mandel pet first aid pet first aid awareness Source Type: news

National Volunteer Week: Honoring Our Red Cross Volunteers
This National Volunteer Week, the Red Cross is grateful for the work and support of our volunteers. Nationally, the Red Cross has more than 300,000 volunteers, over 90 percent of ... The post... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - April 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Volunteers community volunteers National Volunteer Week Red Cross volunteers Source Type: news

Five Years after the Boston Marathon Bombings: Giving Back through Blood Donation
As a law enforcement officer and paramedic for many years, I knew the importance of blood donations and emergency medical training. However, I was not a regular blood donor. Witnessing ... The post... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - April 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Blood blood donation boston marathon Boston Marathon bombing Chris Dumont MIT Police Richard “Dic” Donohue Source Type: news

Celebrating the Month of the Military Child: Q & A with Antoinette Williams
April is the Month of the Military Child, a time when we honor the youngest members of military families for the sacrifices they make every day. This is especially important ... The post Celebrating... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - April 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Military Support Air Force Antoinette Williams Military child Month of the Military Child Red Cross military support service to the armed forces Source Type: news

Wacky Weather Terms with The Weather Channel ’s Tom Niziol
Spring is finally here! Although we’re excited about the warmer weather and cool breezes, spring is also a season that’s known for unpredictable weather conditions. As we focus year-round on ... The... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - April 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Fun atmospheric river bombogenesis dentrite meteorologist Spring the weather channel tom niziol wacky weather terms Source Type: news

Coach Blacklock of the Harlem Globetrotters: “The Red Cross is the Real Deal.”
Jimmy Blacklock, coach for the Harlem Globetrotters, was at home when a hurricane hit his community. He and his family had to be rescued from their home and taken to ... The post Coach Blacklock of... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - March 28, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Disaster Coach Blacklock Coach Jimmy Blacklock Disaster Response Harlem Globetrotters hurricane Source Type: news

Four Simple Things You Can Do to Support Red Cross Giving Day
Tomorrow, March 28, is our fourth annual American Red Cross Giving Day! We hope you’ll join us and thousands of others across the country to help those who have lost ... The post Four Simple Things... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - March 27, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Campaign for Disaster Relief Fun #Help1Family charity game Craig Newmark Giving Day Harlem Globetrotters Red Cross Giving Day Source Type: news

Red Cross Throws 50th Birthday Party for Shelter Resident
This originally appeared on the Red Cross Kentucky Region Blog. Photos by Kristen Perdue.  When you walk into the Community Baptist Church in Henderson County, you’ll find seven people sitting in... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - March 13, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Disaster birthday party Deborah Bear Flood Evacuee flooding Henderson County Red Cross shelter Source Type: news