Monday, April 13, 2020

In Case You Missed It - April 13

Over the last seven days, the Greater New York Red Cross provided emergency assistance to 65  adults and 10 children following 27 local disasters. Here are some highlights from last week and a preview of upcoming activities. (See below)

Last Week in Review 
  • On Friday, we shared a new podcast episode featuring volunteer Phil Cogan who is supporting our disaster response work from his home in Manhattan during Coronavirus. We also featured him on Instagram.
  • Also on Friday, we shared a new #MyRedCrossLife Instagram post featuring dedicated volunteer Kim Taylor.
  • For World Health Day, we recognized health care workers around the world for their everyday heroism and sacrifices – especially during this #COVID19 pandemic.
  • Last Tuesday, The Examiner Media shared an article about Steps to Take to Address Your Mental Health During a Pandemic, featuring one of our mental health leads Alec Cecil Red Crosser.
  • We have modified our course offerings to keep our new and recertifying First Aid/CPR and BLS students up to date on important lifesaving skills. Learn more by visiting:

Upcoming Events and Opportunities

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