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June 15, 2012ST. JOSEPH, MO |  By: Totusek

Red Cross App

The Red Cross has launched its first official aid app, putting free and simple lifesaving information right in the hands of Smartphone users.

The app provides many services from instructions for first aid scenarios to safety and preparedness tips for severe weather. Kevin Kirby, from the American Red Cross in St. Joseph said the most important service of the app is the directions it gives during an emergency situation. It tells you to call 9-1-1.

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The app is available for free for iPhone and Android users.