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Red Cross holds free virtual preparedness classes for families

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Posted at 11:06 AM, Feb 18, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-18 11:06:04-05

FORT MYERS, Fla.  — The Red Cross wants to help prepare families for emergencies.

They have launched free virtual classes that families can sign up for.

The classes are for adults, children, and families to understand the different types of disasters, and ways they can prepare and cope through them.

Online classes will be offered throughout the month and until the end of March and are available with both English and Spanish resources.

Classes for Older Adults:

Older Adult Preparedness & Home Fires

Wednesday, March 31 | 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Click here to register

Classes for Families:

Preparedness Essentials & Ready Rating

Friday, February 19 | 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Click here to register.

Home Fire & Youth Preparedness Products

Wednesday, February 24 | 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Click here to register.

Home Fire & Youth Preparedness Products

Tuesday, March 16 | 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Click here to register.

Classes for Youth ages 5-12:

Prepare with Pedro Read-Along

Tuesday, February 23 | 4:00 PM – 4:45 PM

Click here to register.

Prepare with Pedro – Home Fire Preparedness

Thursday, March 4 | 4:00 PM – 4:45 PM

Click here to register.

Prepare with Pedro – Hurricane Preparedness

Wednesday, March 17 | 4:00 PM – 4:45 PM

Click here to register.

Presentation for kids ages five through seven.

The Pillowcase Project - Tornado Preparedness

Thursday, March 18 | 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Click here to register.

Presentation for kids ages eight through twelve.

Registration is required. To learn more, visit the website..