App Review: First Aid: American Red Cross

Are you the type of parent who likes to be prepared or the kind who prefers to do it on the fly? Whichever you are, you'll want to put the First Aid: American Red Cross app on your phone right away.

The "Learn" category has walk-throughs for a wide variety of situations, such as allergies, insect bites, heat stroke and broken bones. Each situation is explained with easy to follow instructions and follow-up information. When you've learned all you can, test your first aid knowledge in the "Quizzes" module.

Get ready for emergencies in advance with their "Prepare" module. Choose your situation and the app will provide a before, during and after checklist.

In a hurry? Click on "Emergency" and receive quick steps to follow in the moment. Use the "Hospital" module to find the closest emergency room.

First Aid from American Red Cross is available on Apple, opens a new window and Android, opens a new window for free. Stop by American Red Cross' Mobile Apps, opens a new window page to find more free preparation tools.