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

Indiana Couple says ‘I Do’ at Red Cross Shelter
This originally appeared on the Red Cross Kentucky Region Blog. Photos by Kristen Perdue.  From the outside, an embrace is always seen, but the true emotion can be difficult to feel. ... 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 - March 7, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Disaster Aeris and Mio Indiana Floods Red Cross shelter Red Cross Wedding Source Type: news

Celebrating Heroes: Meet 6 Inspiring Earthquake Survivors
During Red Cross Month, we salute all the heroes who make a difference in their communities every day. This week we’d like to highlight heroes – beneficiaries and Mexican Red ... 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 - March 2, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: International Celebrating heroes earthquake March is Red Cross Month Mexican Red Cross Mexico Earthquake Source Type: news

March is Red Cross Month: Meet Cutout Clara
It’s Red Cross Month! Every March, the American Red Cross celebrates Red Cross Month to honor the more than 300,000 volunteers who help us fulfill our mission across the country, ... The post March... {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 2, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: History Volunteers clara barton Cutout Clara Cutout Clara and Red Cross Month March is Red Cross Month MICRM Source Type: news

African-American History Month: Honoring Shirley Hines-Atkins
This African-American History Month, we are honoring black men and women who played a pivotal role in helping the American Red Cross become the organization that it is today. This ... 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 - February 26, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: History African American African American History Month Black History Month Donut Dollie Korea Shirley Hines-Atkins Shirley Hines-Atkins and Red Cross vietnam Source Type: news

Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Blood Donation?
You don’t need a special reason to give blood with the American Red Cross as long as you have a reason that is important to you. Whatever the reason, the ... The post Quiz: How Much Do You Know... {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 - February 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Blood blood donation give blood Platelet Donation platelets Source Type: news

African-American History Month: Honoring Steve Bullock
  This African-American History Month, we are honoring black men and women who played a pivotal role in helping the American Red Cross become the organization that it is today. ... 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 - February 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: History Acting President African American African American History Month Black History Month Steve Bullock Steve Bullock and Red Cross Source Type: news

Love and Deployment: Q & A with George and Kathy Doran
George and Kathy Doran are no strangers to being separated by time, distance and work. Before retiring in 2007, George traveled all over the world as a member of the Air ... The post Love and... {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 - February 13, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Uncategorized Air Force deployment kuwait military SAF service to the armed forces valentine valentine's day Source Type: news

African-American History Month: Honoring Gwen T. Jackson
This African-American history month, we are honoring black men and women who played a pivotal role in helping the American Red Cross become the organization that it is today. This ... 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 - February 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: History African American African American History Month Black History Month gwen jackson Gwen Jackson and the American Red Cross gwen t. jackson Gwen T. Jackson and the American Red Cross Source Type: news

Need a Valentine ’s Day Idea? Red Cross Cards to Share on Social Media
Since Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, we’ve created some special cards for you to share on social media. This year we tapped into our archives for valentine inspiration.... {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 - February 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Fun blood donor disaster relief home fire campaign Red Cross Red Crescent Network Safety Apps valentine's day Valentine's Day Cards Source Type: news

Helping Save Lives: Q & A With a Red Cross Phlebotomist
At the American Red Cross, our employees and volunteers are the driving force behind our lifesaving mission. We turn compassion into action through the care we provide each blood and ... 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 - February 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Blood blood donation blood donation shortage donate blood phlebotomist Platelet Donation red cross Source Type: news

African-American History Month: Honoring Frederick Douglass
This African-American history month, we are honoring African-American men and women who played a pivotal role in helping the American Red Cross become the organization that it is today. This ... 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 - February 1, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: History African American History Month Black History Month clara barton frederick douglass Frederick Douglass and American Red Cross Frederick Douglass and Clara Barton Source Type: news

6 Tips to Tailgate Safely During the Big Game
On Sunday, Feb. 4, millions of viewers will be tuning in to watch the Eagles and the Patriots face off in the U.S. Bank Stadium. Tensions will be high, and ... The post 6 Tips to Tailgate Safely... {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 - January 29, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Health & Safety big game emergency app events first aid app flu football large scale events Preparedness red cross tailgating Source Type: news

My First Deployment: The Experiences That Made it Worthwhile
SIPR, NAVCENT, AFSB, CJTF, DFAC … the list could go on. Acronyms that I had never heard of until six months ago. Now schooled in the language of military acronyms, ... The post My First Deployment:... {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 - January 24, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Military Support deployment deployment with Red Cross SAF service members service to armed forces supporting military supporting our troops Source Type: news

So You ’ve Got the Flu. Now What?
Chills, a high fever and severe body aches. These are just a few of the symptoms that are associated with the flu. Trust me, I’ve been there. Initially, I thought ... The post So You’ve... {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 - January 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Victoria Ward Tags: Health & Safety Preparedness first aid app flu flu safety red cross Source Type: news

Blood Donation: 5 Tips to Overcome Your Fear of Needles
This National Blood Donor Month, the American Red Cross is working hard to ensure that lifesaving blood and platelet donations are available for patients who need them. However, this winter ... 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 - January 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Blood blood appeal blood donation fear fear of needles Platelet Donation red cross Source Type: news

How Red Cross Teams Around the Globe Use Social Media for Good
Social media has become an integral part of people’s lives and many expect to find the latest  information on social channels after a disaster happens. Red Cross and Red Crescent ... The post How... {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 - December 28, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Beth Pullias Tags: International facebook innovation national societies Red Cross Societies Social Media twitter Source Type: news

Natural Disasters of 2017 in Photos
This year we witnessed a number of devastating, record-breaking natural disasters sweep across the United States and the world. With each event, the Red Cross and its partners worked tirelessly... {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 - December 26, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Disaster california wildfire hurricane Hurricane Harvey Hurricane Maria Hurricane Maria volunteer natural disaster photos of natural disasters 2017 Red Cross volunteers Source Type: news

Four Tips for Throwing a Holiday Party Without Power
For the last two years, my husband and I have hosted a small holiday party at our home. We make chili, provide all the toppings and serve appetizers. My friends ... The post Four Tips for Throwing 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 - December 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Health & Safety Holiday emergency kit holiday safety tips party Power Outage Red Cross Emergency app Source Type: news

WWII Red Cross Volunteer Evacuated to San Diego Wildfire Shelter
Written by Amy Laurel Hegy, American Red Cross volunteer, and originally appeared on RedCross.org As a young woman during World War II, Esme Griffiths gave her heart to the British Red ... 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 - December 18, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Disaster Volunteers california wildfire California wildfire evacuee lilac fire Red Cross volunteer Source Type: news