Preparing for Emergencies

Emergencies require quick and thoughtful action. From fires to floods and more, prepare yourself for what hopefully never comes and learn what you need to do to stay safe in the moment.
People on a Flooded Highway
5 Health Threats and Epidemics After Natural Disasters
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First Aid in Active Shooters Situations
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Essential Babysitter First Aid and Emergency Skills
Female doctor checking patient's neck
The 3 Skin Signs for Evaluating Patients
Man laying on the ground in cardiac arrest
The 5 Signs of Irreversible Death
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How to Stock First Aid Kit Medications
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8 Safety and First Aid Tips for Kids
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Who Comes and What Do They Need When You Call 911?
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9 First Aid Tips You'll Actually Use
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Step-by-Step Guide to Rescue Breathing
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Personal Protective Equipment for Rescuer Safety
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Tsunami Preparation Tips
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Where to Keep Medical Information for Emergencies
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What Is the Best Barrier Device for Giving CPR?
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Performing CPR on Gasping Victims
woman doing CPR on a man
Why Mouth to Mouth During CPR Is Not Necessary
First Aid Kit
What First Aid Items Can Go on Airline Flights?
A man with groin pain
Blue Balls: Epididymal Hypertension Myth or Fact?
water jugs
How Much Water Is Enough During a Disaster?
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Stop, Drop, and Roll When Your Clothes Are on Fire
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Proper Fire Extinguisher Use
A car submerged in a flash flood
How to Survive Flash Floods in Your Car
Paramedics helping patient
Important Personal Medical Information
Training for infants who need CPR
The Steps to Saving a Choking Infant
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OSHA Compliance Requirements for Workplace First Aid
Woman on ladder testing smoke detector on ceiling
Learn Why Your Smoke Alarm Is Chirping
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5 Questions Every Paramedic Is Asked
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How to Recognize a Medical Emergency
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Items Every First Aid Kit Should Have
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Skills for Life-Saving First Aid
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'Hands-Only' CPR for Cardiac Arrest
First aid exercise of applying touriquet
How to Use a Tourniquet Correctly
Medical alert bracelet
Medical ID Bracelets: What Information to Include
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Teaching Children CPR
Wake the Victim
The ABCs of First Aid Everyone Should Know
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Packing a Disaster Evacuation Kit