Going for the Gold? The Red Cross offers tips to stay safe and warm!
The 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia kick off Friday, February 7 and the American Red Cross wants to ensure you are prepared should you be inspired to attempt Olympic glory yourself.
Download the First Aid App
First, take a minute to download the free Red Cross First Aid App before you head outdoors. On the app you will find useful information, should there be a mishap when attempting your own homemade bobsleigh course or ski jump. Helpful information includes:
Dress for the Cold
When sporting your nation’s colors, don’t forget to dress for the chilly winter temperatures as well.Take a minute to watch the video of Dr. David Markenson, chair of the Red Cross Scientific Advisory Council, providing cold weather tips to keep you safe when you are active outdoors.
Here are some key things to remember:
Visit winter storm tips to learn more about preparedness whether you are facing cold weather or going for the gold!