Yearly Reminders

  1. 1.
    Every month make sure to test smoke alarm batteries
  2. 2.
    Every three months review your First Aid/CPR/AED skills at our online refresher center: http://rdcrss.org/Refresher
  3. 3.
    Every 56 days donate blood!
    Note: Blood (whole blood) can be donated every 56 days. Platelets can be donated every 7 days, up to 24 times per year. See redcrossblood.org for additional qualifications and information.
  4. 4.
    Twice a year practice your home fire escape plan
    You can make one here: http://rdcrss.org/EscapePlan
  5. 5.
    Twice a year Turn and Test!
    Test/replace smoke alarm batteries and turn your clocks an hour ahead or behind.
  6. 6.
    Twice a year check and restock if needed your emergency kit's food, water, and medicine supply.
    See our last list for things you need in your emergency kit!
  7. 7.
    Every two years take a First Aid/CPR/AED course to keep your certification current
    You can sign up for a course in your area by visiting our website: http://rdcrss.org/Class
  8. 8.
    Every 10 years replace your smoke alarm