Peter Conrad: Serving Columbus for over 30 years

By Stephanie Heckman, Red Cross Public Relations Intern A native of Columbus, Peter Conrad has worked for the Red Cross of Central-Southeast Ohio for over 30 years or over half of his lifetime. After beginning his Red Cross career as a mobile assistant for blood services, he eventually began working for Community Transportation, his department…… Continue reading Peter Conrad: Serving Columbus for over 30 years

Celebrate National Nurses Week with the Red Cross!

By Stephanie Heckman, Red Cross Public Relations intern May 6 marks the beginning of National Nurses Week! All of us at the American Red Cross celebrate the dedication and contributions of our nation’s nurses. Currently, there are nearly 20,000 nurses and nursing students who support the Red Cross and serve our communities through volunteer efforts…… Continue reading Celebrate National Nurses Week with the Red Cross!

How to keep your animal companions safe in an emergency

By Stephanie Heckman, Red Cross Public Relations InternApril was Pet First Aid Awareness Month but it’s never too late to prepare! Animal companions are especially prone to injuries and sickness during the hot months of late spring and summer. The American Red Cross advises pet parents to watch out for heat stroke, a common ailment…… Continue reading How to keep your animal companions safe in an emergency