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20 Percent Discount Offered on Red Cross Online Training for CPR and First Aid Courses


People can get a 20 percent discount through December 31 on seven American Red Cross online training courses under a “Friends and Family” holiday promotion announced today.

This 20 percent discount offer covers seven online courses, all priced between $25 - $50 per course:

  • Family First Aid and CPR: Helps participants be ready for any type of emergency a family might encounter before advanced medical personnel arrives. This course is available in three versions: adults; infants and children (pediatric); and both adults and pediatric. Courses do not provide CPR certification.
  • Anaphylaxis and Epinephrine Auto-Injector: Teaches participants how to recognize and respond to a severe allergic reaction, including administering an epinephrine auto-injector.
  • First Aid, Health and Safety for Coaches: Provides an overview of first aid and "best practices" for many first aid situations encountered by coaches and athletic instructors. Developed jointly with the National Federation of State High School Associations.
  • Bloodborne Pathogens Training: Teaches participants how bloodborne pathogens are spread and how to help prevent exposure incidents. A separate course tailored specifically for tattoo artists is also part of the “Friends and Family” offer.
  • Those interested in taking advantage of this offer should visit and use coupon code FRIENDS1214 at checkout. Courses purchased with this promotion will be accessible for two years after date of purchase. The Red Cross is encouraging people to share the coupon code so that communities can be safer and better prepared in the event of emergencies.

    The Red Cross is the nation’s leading provider of health and safety courses, such as CPR, First Aid and Lifeguard training. Each year, more than 6.5 million Americans participate in Red Cross training programs, including first responders, educators, babysitters, and people who want to be prepared to help others in an emergency.

    Red Cross Public Affairs, Phone: (202) 303-5551,, FOR MEDIA ONLY

    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.