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WHACK the Flu!! is an interactive children's program teaching the 5 basic rules of good health. 

Consists of a short skit using a puppet (can be as simple as a sock puppet) that introduces the acronym.  We have found it works well as a cheer.

W- Wash your hands

H- Stay home if ill

A- Avoid toucing your ears, eyes, nose, mouth

C-Cough into your sleeve

K- Keep your distance from others who are ill 

Stop the Bleed

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Launched in October of 2015 by the White House, Stop the Bleed is a national awareness campaign and a call to action.

Stop the Bleed is intended to cultivate grassroots efforts that encourage bystanders to become trained, equipped, and empowered to help in a bleeding emergency before professional help arrives.

Until Help Arrives   

                  You Are the Help Until Help Arrives (Until Help Arrives) is a new program designed to educate and empower the public to take action in emergency situations and provide lifesaving care before professional help arrives. There are three main training tools available as part of the Until Help Arrives program -

all available online at  https://ready.gov/untilhelparrives.

 Interactive video:Viewers have the opportunity to make lifesaving decisions for injured amusement park patrons.

  • Web-based training:A 25-minute, online, video tutorial explaining the steps people can take to help someone with life-threatening injuries.
  • Instructor-led curriculum: Materials, including videos and activities, for a hands-on, instructor-led course covers five topics in depth.

 MRC's Role Promoting Until Help Arrives in Local Communities

The MRC will play a critical role in promoting the Until Help Arrives program and educating the public in communities nationwide.  We invite MRC volunteer to share the Until Help Arrives program within your local community.

To help MRC units  and volunteers promote the Until Help Arrives program, please see the below resources:

 

Until Help Arrives Program Launch Message

 Promotion Video

Promotional Toolkit