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Podcast: Summer Safety Myths, Busted!

Explore summer safety tips in our new podcast

The Barton Report, a podcast from the American Red Cross, has summer safety in mind. In this episode, don’t miss:

  • A quiz on heat and severe weather safety.
  • Stories from a Red Cross volunteer on her personal Red Cross experience and her deployment to wildfires in years past.
  • An interview with a Scientific Advisory Council expert, breaking down some common myths and facts on first aid and swimming.
  • If you’ve ever wondered if children’s arm floaties are safe, or what safe havens aren’t really safe during a storm, stick in an earbud and tune in!

    About the American Red Cross:
    The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation's blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit or, or visit us on Twitter at @RedCross.