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CHARLOTTE — This Fire Prevention Week (October 3-9), the Greater Carolinas Region urges you to test your smoke alarms before the threat of home fires increases with cold weather.

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CHARLOTTE—The Red Cross is providing a safe place to stay and meals for individuals impacted by flooding and severe storms as the remnants of Tropical Storm Fred passed through our region on Tuesday.

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CHARLOTTE — The remnants of Tropical Storm Fred are expected to bring heavy rains to the Greater Carolinas Region in the coming days, and the American Red Cross is ready to respond should the storm impact our region. In addition to heavy rainfall, potential threats include flash flooding and mudslides.

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The warm weather has arrived, the perfect time to take a dip in a pool or visit a water park or the seashore. The American Red Cross recommends steps you should take to help stay safe around the water, especially during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

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CHARLOTTE — Today, the American Red Cross of Greater Carolinas will launch a virtual, three-part series happening throughout the month to raise awareness around blood transfusion needs for patients living with sickle cell disease. Blood transfusion is one of the few treatments to help alleviate the pain of this disease. For these patients, the blood donor match is more specific.

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CHARLOTTE — Memorial Day is just around the corner, marking the unofficial start of summer and outdoor fun. The American Red Cross wants everyone to have a safe summer and offers tips and resources for the entire family.

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CHARLOTTE — The American Red Cross responds to aid, on an average, eight families a day who lose their homes in fires every day in North Carolina. This spring, Red Cross volunteers will "Sound the Alarm" by educating 100,000 people nationwide about home fire safety.

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CHARLOTTE — As people turn their clocks forward for daylight saving time this Sunday, the American Red Cross encourages everyone to also test their smoke alarms.

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CHARLOTTE — Winter weather poses unique challenges to people faced with bitter cold, snow and ice. The American Red Cross has steps you should take to stay safe if you are in the path of winter storms.

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CHARLOTTE — This Veterans Day, Nov. 11, 2020, the American Red Cross honors and remembers veterans during this unprecedented time in our nation’s history. The Red Cross is proud to acknowledge U.S. veterans who are choosing, once again, to serve on the front lines. Today, U.S. veterans are standing up with the Red Cross to stop the spread of the coronavirus affecting military and veteran communities across the globe.

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