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.
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Are You Ready to Do CPR?
People on a Flooded Highway
5 Health Threats and Epidemics After Natural Disasters
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The First Aid You Need to Know in Active Shooters Situations
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Essential Babysitter First Aid and Emergency Skills
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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 Pick the Appropriate Medications for Your First-Aid Kits
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8 Safety and First Aid Tips for Kids
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Learn About Who Comes When You Call 911 and What They Need From You
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Home Treatment for the 9 Most Common Minor Injuries and Conditions
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Step-by-Step Guide to Rescue Breathing
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How to Use Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for Rescuer Safety
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Tsunami Preparation Tips and What You Need to Know to Survive
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Where Will Paramedics Look to Find Your Info in an Emergency?
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Best Mask for CPR? Probably Nothing at All
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Should You Perform CPR on an Unconscious Person Who Is Gasping?
woman doing CPR on a man
Pumping Is Always Better Than Blowing in CPR
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First Aid Supplies You Can't Take on a Plane
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Blue Balls: Myth or True Blue Medical Condition?
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You'll Be Surprised How Much Water You Really Need During a Disaster
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How You Can Save Your Life If Your Clothes Catch Fire
A car submerged in a flash flood
Learn What You Should Do If You're in Your Car During a Flash Flood
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What Essential Information Do Paramedics Need in an Emergency?
Training for infants who need CPR
Learn What Steps to Quickly Take When an Infant Is Choking
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OSHA Compliance Requirements for First Aid in the Workplace
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Learn Why Your Smoke Alarm Is Making a Chirping Sound
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5 Questions Every Paramedic Is Asked
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How to Recognize a Medical Emergency
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What Are the Real First Aid Skills?
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How to Do 'Hands-Only' CPR for Cardiac Arrest
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How to Properly Use a Tourniquet
Medical alert bracelet
Is Medical ID Jewelry Helpful in an Emergency?
Young girl performing cpr
Discover If Kids Are Capable of Doing CPR
Wake the Victim
The ABCs of First Aid Everyone Should Know
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How to Pack Supplies for a Disaster Evacuation in Small Bits
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12 First Aid Skills Every Parent Needs to Know
Young Woman Giving Cpr To Friend On Field
What to Do If the Chest Doesn't Rise During CPR
Mid adult pregnant woman is touching her stomach
Would You Know What to Do If You Had to Deliver a Baby?
Woman bandaging daughters finger from home first aid kit
What Should You Keep in Your First Aid Kit?
Rescuer performing child CPR with one hand on a practice dummy
How Is CPR Performed on a Child?
Doctor talking to patient in medical practice
Your Testicle Pain May Be From a Serious Condition
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Seniors May Require Different Supplies in Their First Aid Kits
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First Aid Kit Picture Gallery
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The 7 Best First Aid Kits of 2021