It’s vital that people know what to do when an emergency occurs, whether it is something that affects an entire community or something that involves a single individual being hurt in an accident at home. The American Red Cross in the Carolina Piedmont Region has numerous ways people can get the information and training they need to be able to help when an emergency occurs and urges everyone to be better prepared by taking advantage of training and mobile apps available to teach them what to do when someone needs assistance.
DOWNLOAD FIRST AID APP People can download free Red Cross apps including a first aid app for iPhone and Android mobile devices which puts simple lifesaving information at someone’s fingertips. Features include step-by-step instructions to guide someone through everyday first aid scenarios, full integration with 911 to call emergency services from the app and preloaded content to have instant access to information even without device reception or internet connectivity. The app is available in the Apple App Store and the Google Play Store.