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CHARLOTTE — National Fire Prevention Week is Oct. 4-10, and the American Red Cross of the Greater Carolinas Region urges residents to test their smoke alarms and practice their escape plan as home fires continue during COVID-19.

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RALEIGH — Today, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina announced it has invested $400,000 in the American Red Cross’ Sound the Alarm program for home fire prevention, preparedness and recovery, and to help create disaster-ready kits for its shelters in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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CHARLOTTE — As Hurricane Isaias inches closer, the American Red Cross recommends sheltering-in-place at home with family, friends or neighbors, if it is safe.

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CHARLOTTE — The Fourth of July is just ahead, a time when people typically enjoy the summer holiday with backyard barbecues, fireworks or water fun. But this year, celebrating Independence Day will be different due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The American Red Cross offers safety tips you can follow.

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CHARLOTTE — Summer is just ahead — the perfect time of the year to enjoy the outdoors. But this year summer fun will be different due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The American Red Cross of Eastern North Carolina offers safety tips you can follow.

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It’s hot out there and the soaring temperatures can be dangerous. The American Red Cross has steps people can follow to help stay safe when it’s hot outside.

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