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The official account of the American Red Cross.

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Remember to keep up your healthy habits as we all continue to fight #COVID19 together. 💪🏽 https://t.co/P7lfYV6nb4Cars are submerged, buildings are damaged and large areas of land are flooded in areas of Mozambique after… https://t.co/29dXcRWw6L @PatrickD1289 We apologize for any inconvenience. We have experienced many unique challenges as we handle a large n… https://t.co/2G7IOIRmKs
1/25
2021
“People look for helpers and we need to continue to show up.” In Europe, Red Cross volunteers are helping quarant… https://t.co/r96akih3P9 @VBMagz4 Unfortunately, individuals who have received a COVID-19 vaccine are not eligible to donate convalescent plasma. Thank you. @CHFIII As COVID-19 vaccination efforts continue, the American Red Cross is helping to vaccinate U.S. service membe… https://t.co/7lGmqo3PIa @jprod26 We are working aggressively to qualify and schedule plasma donors as quickly as possible. The Red Cross is… https://t.co/ubFxYI9qti
1/24
2021
@LaneSBerger Our collections are mostly focused around areas where we serve hospitals. If the zip code that you ent… https://t.co/xc4Gu6XJjL @zamdata Hi Zamad, We are terribly sorry to hear of this inconvenience. Please call 1-855-210-1278 to reach our tec… https://t.co/19Fuq6D9iR @themanmoe The Red Cross, like all blood collectors in the U.S., is a nonprofit organization & operates on a cost r… https://t.co/H4BZKXXWAC
1/23
2021
"We just simply can't keep up. We need as many of our recovered COVID-19 patients as possible to roll up their slee… https://t.co/4MKjTLrizEAre you experiencing quarantine fatigue? Here are some strategies to help you cope. https://t.co/ZvZVXowdZF #COVID19When droughts happened in Somalia, the #SomaliRedCrescent provided vital medical care. These droughts caused food s… https://t.co/ABFqAUGuvo @g_in_cle While antibody testing results are generally available in 7-14 days, in some cases it may take longer due… https://t.co/pJQc3oI70d
1/22
2021
@neostar9 We're sorry it didn't work out but we very much appreciate your willingness to help!From past to present, our work may look different but our mission remains the same. #ThenandNow https://t.co/YpgRwkg4yYWe're curious: What motivates you to volunteer?Should you cover a burn or let it breathe? Follow these steps to properly treat a burn ⬇️ https://t.co/0JcGRYq1niThank you to our @SoCal_RedCross volunteers who set up a temporary evacuation point during #ParkFire. It may be Jan… https://t.co/O7IBkWoHcX
1/21
2021
@EbTurner6 We are terribly sorry to hear of this inconvenience. During this pandemic we have encountered many uniqu… https://t.co/2ia78KQ5P2 @Psquare92737958 We're sorry to hear you're having trouble with the app. Please send us an email at CustomerCare@re… https://t.co/PFZICuF1E1🤔 Can you wear a scarf or ski mask to protect against #COVID19? https://t.co/pAESn6JZrk @ra66it008 We're sorry to hear of your frustrations as a result of encountering a wait. While we try to honor our d… https://t.co/PRtJKXlmScThe Bottenbergs are two Red Crossers who used their Red Cross training to save lives. Norm saved a man who collapse… https://t.co/rALAA5Qlp0
1/20
2021
As we continue to battle #COVID19, we take a moment to honor those who have lost their lives. We're all in this fig… https://t.co/uGXbeBssdF @melanie__0820 Hi Melanie, we're so sorry to hear about your experience while donating blood and want to make sure… https://t.co/z6d4zZ4omL @shamail52501537 Hi Shamaila, thank you for your willingness to volunteer. You can find opportunities in your area… https://t.co/K8D1vhYf2t @John40460255 Hi John, thanks for reaching out! We do have a few blood drives around your area. You can locate the… https://t.co/t11YlEi2J2 @IjeomaIfeanyi04 Hi Ljeoma, we thank you for your willingness to volunteer. You can find opportunities in your area… https://t.co/eFVp59J0N4 @stpn47 Hi Esteban, we're sorry to hear your having trouble accessing our website. Can you please send us an email… https://t.co/HQiT7YtwldAcross the country, Red Cross volunteers help provide comfort and care to families impacted by disasters every day.… https://t.co/eFcQYyNyYIWe're live now! Head over to our Instagram account to join us: https://t.co/qsVGbVCfBo https://t.co/eOlDaEQQwYToday at 12:30 p.m. ET, we're going live on Instagram with @MichelleWKwan to talk about the importance of convalesc… https://t.co/2R9jOBHjeOWildfire conditions in January? Just last Friday, our team from the Pacific Coast chapter opened a temporary evacua… https://t.co/uhmVMetC3q
Retweeted by American Red Cross @DevonMeddock Hi Devon, Unfortunately, yes. Blood volume is determined by body weight and height. Individuals with… https://t.co/VA1BGOlI58
1/19
2021
@GXliving We hope to provide the results to donors within 2 weeks from the date of the appointment. If there's a su… https://t.co/eeN9dGa3hb @meansderek Hi Derek, You should see the results of your donation reflected in the app and donor profile typically… https://t.co/0aNCFLWzuvRed Cross teams from @palangmerah are working around the clock to provide relief for multiple disasters across Indo… https://t.co/CvjR9kmuAGHow are you spending your #MLKDay of Service? @RedCrossENY Youth Volunteer Maddie Adams is walking 1,800 steps in h… https://t.co/POYBl5xwFh @alextporterfdn Hi Alex, We've implemented FDA’s new guidance on blood donation eligibility for people who receive… https://t.co/oeV9EU7z1b @MyDarr123 @DrsMeena Hi there! Deferral guidelines have recently changed for those who may have been exposed to mad… https://t.co/KuKyoGemtR @LaurenJMeltzer @RedCrossLA Hi Lauren, Potentially – you may qualify to donate convalescent plasma if you meet spec… https://t.co/uQXjRaRkny @CovidCatGuy @EstherL75171945 @drcraigwax @HealthIs1 @RedCrossPhilly @RedCrossBloodPJ @RedCrossNEPA @redcrosscanadahttps://t.co/zU8F7JGL7j
1/18
2021
At 10 months old, Peter was diagnosed with cancer and needed over 50 blood transfusions to save his life. Today, Pe… https://t.co/te1kYrM0i5 @dannyhomebody We agree that blood donation eligibility shouldn’t be determined by sexual orientation and we are co… https://t.co/BsaS8elWnn
1/17
2021
As COVID-19 continues, military and veteran families are utilizing the Red Cross Military and Veteran Care Network… https://t.co/MIdPtq66Tg @skippytdog Hi Lou, The individual prescribed warfarin should not donate since their blood will not clot normally.… https://t.co/SeRYowhlco @ninjamnky Hi there! To best answer your question, send us an email at CustomerCare@redcross.org and our team will… https://t.co/Do7aFcwSaH @thenaturallefty @BrittanyBtheAT @kennnnndall @thatladylyss @LGBTQNATA Hi Jason, You can visit… https://t.co/rgcmEHbKgR
1/16
2021
This #BloodDonorMonth, we want to thank our donors. When you give blood, platelets or plasma through Jan. 20, you'l… https://t.co/xLAdd1z8dBRed Cross rescue teams are searching for survivors after an earthquake hit Sulawesi, Indonesia. Ambulance crews,… https://t.co/GPZREfhdnnKeep kids socially connected during #COVID19 by writing cards to loved ones and video chatting with family. https://t.co/GwO9NKYG0O
1/15
2021
“I get to help people on their worst day,” Red Cross volunteer David Aks said. “It’s an amazing feeling to bring co… https://t.co/wXoWv4Ja87
Retweeted by American Red Cross @BillSchammert Thank you Bill for sharing your story and the importance of learning lifesaving skills, like CPR! We… https://t.co/RbRZdb39YzIn an emotional plea, a Nebraska news anchor shares how CPR helped saved his 13-day-old infant's life and urges par… https://t.co/aXxc0mvl7Q @MilesGrant We're sorry to hear that you encountered a wait. While we try to honor our donors' time, sometimes unex… https://t.co/oH4veZHQnp @fortunatevoyage @JobinaFortson @abc7newsbayarea The Red Cross is reimbursed by hospitals for the costs associated… https://t.co/EuIMZgjv5g @supDAYNA We're sorry to hear that you've encountered a wait. While we try to honor our donors' time, sometimes une… https://t.co/f7zV7Pm3IY @WildIrishRose16 Hi there! Donating blood will not have an effect on your upcoming vaccine. Thank you for your willingness to help!
1/14
2021
Thank you to the quilting group that made beautiful quilts and donated them to our @redcrossak region for families… https://t.co/oMwxQXzBtELooking for things to add to your #NewYearsResolution list? Consider learning a lifesaving skill, like CPR or First… https://t.co/UEhyJJSij2Sabrina Allen of Lake Charles, LA, is a single mother to two special-needs girls. While evacuated for… https://t.co/owG3JCfI0V @SamathaH5 @RedCrossUtah We are sorry to hear of these difficulties. All disaster assistance is provided through yo… https://t.co/6whx1TrJoO
1/13
2021
“One of the most rewarding parts of disaster relief is taking the opportunity to talk to the evacuees." Volunteeri… https://t.co/WqLAcH4vX8 @gailann22 Hi, We're sorry to hear about this & take these concerns very seriously. The Red Cross is committed to t… https://t.co/vm8C50f3Hs @MichellxNicole Thank you for your willingness to help, Michell!🙅🏽‍♀️ Don't use hand sanitizer on your pets! #TuesdayThoughts https://t.co/2SIOecablI
1/12
2021
"I remember seeing the Red Cross logo on the blood bag. I thought, 'Wow. My mom is getting help from an organizatio… https://t.co/4OyTr3qpCVParts of the Pacific Northwest are facing several days of heavy rain and the possibility of flooding. If you live i… https://t.co/4lLRk0hjhXFrom home fires to natural disasters, our volunteers work around the clock to be there for communities across the c… https://t.co/AMHmGGGed8 @kappdx @KATUNews We agree that blood donation eligibility shouldn’t be determined by sexual orientation and we are… https://t.co/HpNKJqYp13 @FrenzyPolitic @tvbrad @CelenaRoldan @MeganMawicke @RedCrossIL This is simply untrue. We agree that blood donation… https://t.co/iyUnmZV8mE
1/11
2021
How do you cope with stress? 🧘🏽‍♀️ Doing yoga 🥗 Eating well 🎶 Listening to music https://t.co/6M8gQ5THoK
1/10
2021
@Jailerma @zellieimani @blm_paterson @StJoesEM This is simply untrue. The American Red Cross has accomplished so mu… https://t.co/7odHMaoxPN @katie_bratt @RobertCMahon This past spring the FDA reduced the deferral period to three months. We agree that bloo… https://t.co/pmyO8AeMNL
1/9
2021
“If it was not for Lindsey and her CPR training, my baby would not be here today. She saved her life!” Learn how Li… https://t.co/nSB5qyciQDWe teamed up with @RedCross because a single blood donation can save up to three lives. 🩸 Be a hero by scheduling y… https://t.co/dEBxVGDfWj
Retweeted by American Red CrossSee how @CruzVermelhaMOZ volunteers jumped into action to care for people who lost everything when #CycloneIdai str… https://t.co/p0it8OxnlR @Crazygrandma646 Hi Yolanda, Unfortunately not at this time. We very much appreciate your willingness to help, and… https://t.co/q5zuAj5c3L @emilygadabout Hi Emily, We apologize for any inconvenience due to this error. During this pandemic we have experie… https://t.co/tweY0r2pA4
1/8
2021
Over 250,000 new COVID-19 cases were reported in the U.S. yesterday. We currently have a shortage of… https://t.co/Ahsm1lclFk @myrando58389763 Hi, We agree that blood donation eligibility shouldn’t be determined by sexual orientation. We are… https://t.co/hlKa1p5hGT @zaccassel Hi Zac, We've implemented FDA’s new guidance on blood donation eligibility for people who receive a COVI… https://t.co/6tYXjZ6sAo @Erinannie11674 Hi Erin, We hope to provide a response to the majority of potential donors in 3 to 5 business days.… https://t.co/6atqDyA0zL
1/7
2021
@crgsx522 Hi there, many eligibility questions can be answered by referring to our general eligibility guidelines: … https://t.co/HPpOl3qtnLGive back in a big way this year! #ResolvetoVolunteer and help deliver critical services to families in need. Tap h… https://t.co/gBUF22zoOy @quick13 We understand why people may be hesitant to come out for a blood drive but want to reassure the public tha… https://t.co/FdLfn1T8cm @KuquiNYC In almost all cases, medications will not disqualify you as a blood donor. There are a handful of drugs t… https://t.co/Ccq7HP4zNK @TonyandMelissaR Hi Melissa, The deferral period for a tattoo is no longer than three months, depending on the stat… https://t.co/ynETLXMfxs
1/6
2021
"It progressed into the worst I ever felt in my life.” Zachary was treated with #ConvalescentPlasma after his healt… https://t.co/K3pRcxxjVzDo you know what to do if you become stranded in your car in extreme winter weather? 🤷🏼‍♀️ Know these safety tips! https://t.co/UbkQDlhGSS @antoniostarr Hi Antonio, Deferral guidelines have recently changed for those who may have been exposed to mad cow… https://t.co/cjFIJolNW6 @ConeBark We're sorry to hear about this & take these concerns very seriously. The Red Cross is committed to the sa… https://t.co/VNSzdDaqyj @Patreon66 @Neo081001 The Red Cross has nothing whatsoever to do with the transactions alleged in this video and st… https://t.co/ZvO0XA1JTz
1/5
2021
#Staysafe and help slow the spread. Make sure to wear your mask properly when you go out. https://t.co/lA5f7RV3sH🏈 Kick off the new year! 🏈 Give blood, platelets or plasma this January for a chance to win a 2022 #SuperBowl LVI g… https://t.co/X6EiM25rnC @AngelWithFire1 The Red Cross has nothing whatsoever to do with the transactions alleged in this video and strongly… https://t.co/TMCMEfb5Rx @BeverlyhillsRN We are sorry to hear of the difficulties. Please note that all disaster assistance is provided thro… https://t.co/aJdgWkTyRa @Big_Blue_TN_Dot @dyllyp We agree that blood donation eligibility shouldn’t be determined by sexual orientation and… https://t.co/fYJSkdU6IY @AmericaDowntown @ICRC @SpeakerPelosi @senatemajldr The Red Cross has nothing whatsoever to do with the transaction… https://t.co/rjeDwa8iiL
1/4
2021

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