GREENSBORO, NC -- You know the Red Cross for their disaster assistance and their education on how to prepare you for impending large scale disasters.
Now, The Red Cross has an app for the emergencies that happen in your own home, on the trampoline in the backyard and when your child is on the playground.
The First Aid App details a whole list of emergencies along with step by step lessons on what to do.
There are how to's for: broken bones, stings/bites, chocking, burns, bloody nose and more. Each tab gives you written out instructions and many times video and pictures.
Also, when you scroll down on each tab, you see more information: how can I tell if someone has a broken bone?
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This is from the Red Cross:
LEARN WHAT TO DO People can download the free American Red Cross First Aid App. Users receive instant access to expert advice for everyday emergencies whenever and wherever they need it. Features of the app include:
- Step-by-step instructions on how to handle the most common first aid situations;
- Videos and animations that make the skills easy to learn;
- Safety and preparedness tips; and
- Quizzes that users can take to earn badges which they can share with their friends on social media.
People can find all of the Red Cross apps in the Apple App Store or the Google Play Store by searching for American Red Cross or by going to redcross.org/mobileapps .