Central Florida, Thursday, August 28, 2014— Many people will be taking road trips, spending time at the beach and having cook outs this weekend. The American Red Cross offers safety tips to help everyone have a safe and enjoyable time.
“We encourage everyone to take a few simple, safety steps when spending time on the road, at the beach and at cook outs,” said Megarie van Sickel, Southwest Florida Chapter CEO. “Start by downloading our free First Aid and Swim apps.”
People should also follow these safety tips:
Tips for Safe Travel
· Take emergency supplies such as food and water, a flashlight and a first aid kit.
· Don’t drink and drive.
Tips for Safe Swimming
Tips for Safe Grilling
The Red Cross has a series of mobile apps in case people run into severe weather or need expert advice on what to do in case of an emergency. People can go to redcross.org/apps for information.
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