Red Cross Awarded Outstanding Employer Support Certificate from the Navy Reserve
In late June, the American Red Cross was honored to accept an Outstanding Employer Support Certificate from the Navy Reserve at a ceremony in San Diego, California. At the ceremony, ... The post 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 - August 9, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Military Support Hero Care App koby langley military service Mind-body workshops Navy Reserves Outstanding Employer Support service to the armed forces veterans Source Type: news

One Year after the Lombok Earthquakes: Sydney Reflects on Her Deployment
Last year, Sydney Morton deployed to Lombok, Indonesia, after a series of devastating earthquakes struck the area. This week, we spoke with Sydney to hear how her perspective has changed ... 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 7, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: International earthquakes indonesia Indonesian Red Cross lombok Source Type: news

My Daughter ’s Need for Emergency Blood Products Inspired Me to Help
After serving people in need every day as a firefighter for 35 years, I wasn’t accustomed to receiving help. So, I couldn’t be more grateful to the blood donors that ... The post My Daughter’s Need... {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 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Blood blood donation blood donor blood drive blood transfusions hosting blood drives pregnancy red cross Source Type: news

Donating Blood with Tattoos: Can I Really Do Both?
Back in 2011, I got my first tattoo. A small piece on the outside of my right ankle that represents my relationship with my anxiety disorder, the love that I ... The post Donating Blood with... {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 17, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Blood appointment blood donation blood donor donating blood national tattoo day RapidPass Source Type: news

#MissingTypes: Helping Patients in Need
Did you know only three out of 100 people in the U.S. give blood? Yet each day, kids battling cancer, accident victims being raced into emergency rooms, and new moms ... The post #MissingTypes:... {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 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Blood blood donations Blood donors MissingTypes you are the missing type Source Type: news

Meet Eric Williams: Red Crosser and Pride Advocate
  This Pride Month, we’re celebrating our staff and volunteers who are part of the LGBTQ+ community. Each and every day they work to carry out our humanitarian mission in ... The post Meet Eric... {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 28, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Red Cross Life diversity Eric Williams LGBTQ Pride Month Source Type: news

I am Alive because of Donated Blood
Originally published on redcross.org.  June 11, marked the start of the second annual Red Cross Missing Types Campaign – to get the word out about the need for life-saving blood. ... 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 27, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Blood blood donation blood donor georgia Hodgkin’s Lymphoma Missing Types red blood cells redcrossblood.org Stephanie Lai Source Type: news

Blood Donations Helped Me Survive Home and Sickle Cell Crises
My earliest memories of sickle cell were at seven years old. I recall stints in Hughes Spalding Children’s Hospital that would seem like an oasis compared to my home life. ... The post Blood... {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 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Blood Blaze Eppinger blood donation blood donation appointment blood transfusion sickle cell advocacy sickle cell disease Source Type: news

An Honest Contribution: How One Moment Sparked a Life of Service for Troy Miles
In life, everything comes full circle. Troy Miles, Regional Philanthropic Officer for the Red Cross Greater St. Louis Region, is proof of that. Throughout his life, the Red Cross has ... The post An... {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, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Blood Home Fire Military Support Red Cross Life blood donation Careers emergency communications message platelets SAF Troy Miles Source Type: news

This Cincinnati Community Uses Swimming Lessons to Confront Statistics
The Red Cross not only works to support those who have experienced disasters, but also encourages everyone to feel empowered to help their communities through training and certification courses. From... {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 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Health & Safety beach Cincinnati diversity drowning Elvia Price Jack and Jill lakes ohio pools Red Cross training swim lessons swimming training services water safety Source Type: news

 A Family Shares the Emotional Journey of a Postponed Open-Heart Surgery
Jacqueline Rogers was Eight Years Old when her Surgery was Postponed due to a Blood Shortage Our daughter was only two days old when she underwent her first open-heart surgery. ... The post  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 - June 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Blood blood donation blood donor heart condition heart surgery Jacqueline Rogers TODAY Show Source Type: news

Why a Retired Army Reserve Colonel Became a Red Cross Volunteer
The road to the American Red Cross for Col. Clara Moses started in 2017. As a surgical nurse, Clara was in Fort Gordon, Georgia, preparing for deployment when she received ... The post Why a Retired... {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 12, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Military Support Army Reserves Colonel Clara Moses nurse Nursing service to the armed forces volunteer Source Type: news

10 Years After Surviving Cardiac Arrest: Jessie and Bradley ’s Story
In July 2009, Jessie and Bradley were only two weeks away from their wedding date and were expecting their first child. Both Jessie and Bradley had served in the U.S. ... The post 10 Years After... {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 10, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Health & Safety aed Bradley cpr Jessie Red Cross training Source Type: news

After the Storm: One Aid Worker ’s Month in Mozambique
The thunder of a small biplane has just roared overhead as I look out the window. A sound that never phased me before my most recent disaster deployment, it now ... The post After the Storm: One Aid... {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, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Disaster International Africa Cyclone Idai Cyclone Kenneth Mozambique volunteer volunteering Source Type: news

CPR & AED Awareness Week: Q & A with Dr. Markenson
David Markenson, MD, serves as the Chief Medical Officer for the Red Cross Training Services Division. In his 25 years as a physician, he’s seen how CPR and AEDs can ... The post CPR & AED... {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 5, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Health & Safety aed cpr CPR AED Awareness Week Dr. Markenson emergency training training services Source Type: news