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This weekend turn your clocks back and test your smoke alarms to prevent home fire tragedies

As people turn their clocks back this weekend for the end of daylight saving time, the American Red Cross asks everyone to also test their smoke alarms. Home fires are the nation’s most frequent disaster and tragically take seven lives... Continue Reading →

4th of July: Red Cross Issues Tips for Everyone to Have a Safe Holiday

  Independence Day is coming soon and many people plan to attend fireworks displays, a backyard picnic, or just enjoy the outdoors. The American Red Cross wants you to enjoy a fun-packed, safe holiday and offers these tips you can... Continue Reading →

Summer Safety Tips

The American Red Cross wants everyone to have a safe summer and offers tips and resources for the entire family.  WATER SAFETY  Before going in, on or around the water, every family member should become “water smart.” This starts with... Continue Reading →

Volunteers educate residents about home fire safety

The Eastern New York Region of the American Red Cross and community partners helped 114 families protect themselves against home fires as part of a national Sound the Alarm effort on Saturday, May 8, 2021. “We thank everyone who helped... Continue Reading →

American Red Cross and Partners Providing Free Fire Safety Resources

The American Red Cross, Eastern New York Region, is joining area fire departments and community partners to install free smoke alarms and educate families on fire prevention and safety.   “Home fires remain the most frequent disaster during COVID-19, yet most... Continue Reading →

Holiday Decorating Safety Tips from the American Red Cross

We made this list and checked it twice to ensure you have a safe and happy holiday season! The holiday season has kicked into high gear with all kinds of activity -- from decorating and shopping, to party planning and... Continue Reading →

We Will Be Extra Thankful If You Follow These Cooking and Travel Safety Tips from the Red Cross!

Thanksgiving is almost here and across the country, hungry Americans are gearing up for one of the most splendid feasts of the year. However, in the midst of all the preparations and excitement, it is important to remember that Thanksgiving... Continue Reading →

Heat Your Home Safely as the Temperatures Drop and Remember to Cook Safely All Year Long

In honor of Fire Prevention Month, we are bringing you another set of fire safety tips to protect your family and your home. Eighty percent of Americans don’t realize that home fires are the single most common disaster across the... Continue Reading →

Take Action for Fire Prevention Month!

October is National Fire Prevention Month, with National Fire Prevention Week running from October 6-12, 2019. During this week, this month, and all year long, the American Red urges people to practice their fire escape plans and test their smoke... Continue Reading →

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