Congratulations to Mark Smith, Patty Smith, Midas of Richmond and the #RVA blood donor community on collecting 25,000 units of blood in support of area patients.
Inspired? Join the American Red Cross in supporting patients in need by scheduling an appointment at redcrossblood.org
You don’t have to go to extreme measures to win the battle against germs. This cold and flu season, the American Red Cross and your local public safety agencies are coming together to arm you with the tips you need to help you stay healthy: https://www.redcross.org/get-help/how-to-prepare-for-emergencies/types-of-emergencies/flu-safety.html
Thank you to our partners at Virginia Department of Emergency Management, Henrico County Police, Chesterfield County Fire and EMS, Petersburg Bureau of Police, Fort Lee Fire and Emergency Services and Petersburg Animal Care and Control for coming together to help share this helpful information.
Flu is widespread across the entire country and the Centers for Disease Control reports influenza activity is likely to remain high for several weeks. The American Red Cross has steps people can follow to help prevent the spread of the flu.
Today we had the pleasure of recognizing the efforts of three incredible individuals who are receiving awards after their heroic actions helped to save lives in our community. Congratulations Sara, Christian and Stonewall on receiving American Red Cross Lifesaving Awards and thank you for answering the call when you were needed most. Your efforts are an inspiration to us all.