- Clean your hands often, with soap and water for 20 seconds or a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol.
- Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
- Put distance between yourself and other people (at least 6 feet).
- Cover your mouth and nose with a cloth face cover when around others.
- Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
- Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces daily.
Drink plenty of water to help cool off your skin.
Take an anti-inflammatory
Take some ibuprofen, which will block the formation of chemicals that cause redness.
Chill a thick moisturizer on the fridge or freeze some Aloe Vera Gel in ice cube trays. The cold moisturizer will ease the burn and the aloe will vera provides extra reflex by reducing inflammation.
Moisturize the moment you notice the burn to stop your skin from peeling.
Try this homemade recipeSunburn-recipe
2 year old toddler enjoying her swimming lessons. Breath control and blowing bubbles. What a great start!
Red Cross Certified Lifeguards – Digital certificates can be viewed, printed or shared online and can be accessed anytime through your Red Cross Account. To verify your Lifeguard certification go to the Red Cross Certificate Verification page
If you completed and passed the course and did not receive an email with a link to your digital certificate visit www.redcross.org/getcertificate
AHA’s BLS Course provides the foundation for saving lives after cardiac arrest. Updated to re ect new 2015 science, BLS teaches the concepts of high-quality CPR, improvement of chest compression fraction, and high-performing team dynamics.
BLS from AHA offers the advantages of: ~ Content representing the latest resuscitation science for improved patient outcomes ~ Realistic scenarios, simulations, and animations depicting rescuers, teams, and patients ~ Course and content exibility for AHA Instructors and students, including adaptability to local protocols.
WHO SHOULD TAKE THE COURSE?
Healthcare professionals and other personnel who need to know how to perform CPR and
other basic cardiovascular life support skills in a wide variety of in-facility and prehospital settings.
• New science and education from the 2015 AHA Guidelines Update for CPR and ECC
- The components of high-quality CPR for adults, children, and infants
- The AHA Chain of Survival for prehospital and in-facility providers
- Important early use of an AED
- Effective ventilations using a barrier device
- Importance of teams in multirescuer resuscitation and performance as an effective team member during multirescuer CPR
- Relief of foreign-body airway obstruction (choking) for adults and infants
Very few intermediate swimmers exhale properly into the water. Nearly all intermediate swimmers think they are exhaling correctly. This an important swimming technique; getting your exhalation right will make freestyle feel much easier, get you balanced in the water and as a bonus, make you more relaxed while swimming. This will benefit any swimmer, from beginner to elite.
The American Red Cross recommends that you complete a Refresher every 3 months to keep your knowledge and skills sharp. Get Started now by clicking → American Red Cross Refresher