Be Prepared: Household Chemical Emergencies

Chemicals are found all around us, and are a natural part of our environment. They keep our food fresh, help our plants grow and fuel our cars. They also help us to live longer and healthier lives. Under certain conditions, however, too much of a certain chemical can be extremely harmful. Most Chemical Accidents occur…… Continue reading Be Prepared: Household Chemical Emergencies

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