The Texarkana Chapter of the Red Cross will be at the Red River County Public Library on April 4 at 2 P.M. for a Be Red Cross Ready presentation. This program provides basic information about emergency preparedness, including assembling an emergency supply kit, making plans for various hazards, and staying informed during and after an emergency. The presentation also covers Hand-Only CPR and resources individuals can utilize to improve their emergency preparedness. The duration of the presentation is approximately 45 minutes. After the first session for adults, the team will have a presentation that is geared to children aged 7-10 to help them know what to do during an emergency. There is no charge to attend.
There will also be a Medicare Information Session on April 5 at 2 P.M. in the library. If you need to enroll in medicare or just need more information about the benefits available to you, plan on attending this session.