Keeping people and animals safe during summer heat

By Stephanie Heckman, Red Cross Public Relations Intern In the past few days, temperatures in parts of the country have reached over 100 degrees. Excessively hot and humid weather has killed more Americans than any other weather-related disaster. Heat waves are defined as extended periods of hot, humid weather that is 10 degrees higher than…… Continue reading Keeping people and animals safe during summer heat

International Water Safety Day: Prepare for Summer!

By: Brittany Reasoner, Red Cross Communications Intern International Water Safety Day is today, May 15, and the American Red Cross will participate in a congressional briefing in Washington, D.C., to bring attention to the importance of water safety. According to the World Health Organization, an estimated 388,000 drowning deaths occur annually around the world, making…… Continue reading International Water Safety Day: Prepare for Summer!

Top 10 Ways to Stay Safe While Traveling for Vacation

Writen by Emma Headley Summertime is here and I’m sure many of you are already planning your vacations. I’ve already got plans to go to Cedar Point and Put-in-Bay with my girlfriends in late July. This is the first time I’ve picked a location, booked a hotel and organized the travel on my own. My…… Continue reading Top 10 Ways to Stay Safe While Traveling for Vacation