American Red Cross

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Donating time, stuff and money

The College of Social work offers ways to continue volunteering and donating during this time of social distancing.


HUMANS OF THE U: EMALEE EGELUND

“The first time I gave CPR I had to carry the patient through three feet of water to a boat. The thing TV doesn’t teach you about CPR is that people don’t revive magically from a few chest compressions and a good-old rescue breathe. It can take minutes of consistent repetitions and even then, that just keeps the blood flowing to the patient’s brain and organs to avoid complete organ failure.”


A Healthier U

  BANNED BLOOD: WHY NOT EVERYONE CAN DONATE Who can’t donate blood? Although it may vary a bit from state to state, a one-year ban may apply to those who have received tattoos or body piercing, acupuncture, an accidental needle stick or have come in contact with someone else’s blood.  If you’ve traveled to an […]