First Aid & CPR

Corvallis Teen Saves a Life Just Months After Completing CPR/First Aid Training

August 6, 2020

Story by Patricia Griffiths / Red Cross Cascades On Sept. 18, 2019, 15-year-old Luka Schaefers was startled from a routine family car ride through Corvallis, Oregon to see a man’s […]

Cascades Region FAST Program Ready to Respond at Major Sporting Events

November 20, 2019

Story by Dori Cooper/Red Cross Cascades Region Since 1979, the American Red Cross has been providing first aid services at public festivals, sporting events and concerts. The Red Cross community […]

Heroes Walk Among Us

September 27, 2019

Story by Dori Cooper/Red Cross Cascades Region Lifesaving heroes walk among us.  They may not always want attention and may not look for recognition – but they are there –  […]

Portland Woman’s CPR Training Saves Toddler’s Life While On Vacation

August 29, 2019

Story by Patricia N. Griffiths/Red Cross Cascades Region Cries for help stopped the summer fun at a community pool in Southern California on July 5, 2019. A man carrying the […]

Staying Cool During the Hot Summer Months

June 13, 2018

Summer is here and the heat has come with it. With hot weather in the forecast, now is the time to learn or review some Red Cross safety tips to […]

Every Second Counts in Sudden Cardiac Arrest

May 31, 2018

June 1-7, 2018 is designated as National CPR and AED Awareness Week. The American Red Cross, along with other National Cardiac Arrest Collaborative members, is stressing that every second counts […]