Safety & Preparedness

Keeping You Safe: Prepare Out Loud 2018

By Red Cross Cascades Region | September 7, 2018

The National Preparedness Month, the American Red Cross and KGW-TV are helping our community be prepared for disasters such as a 9.0 Cascadia Subduction Zone earthquake by holding Prepare Out […]

Red Cross Offers Tips for a Safe Labor Day Weekend

By Red Cross Cascades Region | August 30, 2018

The Labor Day holiday is just around the corner, signaling the unofficial end of summer and time for one last long weekend of summer fun before we settle into the […]

A Local Camp Prepare! Experience

By Red Cross Cascades Region | August 29, 2018

On Saturday, August 4, people across the nation tested their disaster preparedness kits during the 2018 Camp Prepare! event. The premise behind Camp Prepare! is simple: camp in your backyard […]

Back-to-School Time Is Here!

By Red Cross Cascades Region | August 22, 2018

  Now that summer’s on its way out for the new school year, it’s time to get the kids ready. Beyond getting school supplies and your children’s schedule squared away, […]

Could You and Your Family Escape?

By Red Cross Cascades Region | July 30, 2018

Before 2002, Douglas County Commissioner Tim Freeman never imagined he would become a politician. He also never imagined receiving a call from his wife while he was out of town, […]

Summertime Pet Safety Tips

By Red Cross Cascades Region | July 23, 2018

There’s no question that we’re in the middle of summer!  It’s a wonderful time to enjoy the great outdoors, especially when we share the experience with our four-legged friends. However, […]

Safety Tips for Summer Camping and Hiking

By Red Cross Cascades Region | July 19, 2018

Our beautiful Pacific Northwest region is a true outdoors wonderland for one and all. The incomparable trails and campsites offer many choices of terrain in which to enjoy nature at its […]

Enjoy Safe Driving and Fireworks this Fourth of July!

By Red Cross Cascades Region | June 27, 2018

For many in the Northwest, summer means enjoying the great outdoors, cookouts with family and friends, and Fourth of July fireworks celebrations. These celebrations are a wonderful way to relax […]

Here’s to Safe Grilling and Happy Splashing this Summer!

By Red Cross Cascades Region | June 21, 2018

Summer is finally here. Now that the sun is peeking through the clouds, it’s time to fire up the grill and tiptoe delicately into the pool. But before we put […]

Staying Cool During the Hot Summer Months

By Red Cross Cascades Region | 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 […]