Jul 2, 2013
Post By: Children's Health
Summertime is in full swing, and families everywhere are swimming, boating and planning July 4th celebrations. Brush up on these helpful safety tips to ensure your family’s holiday doesn't include a trip to the Emergency Department.
There’s nothing like the “oohs” and “ahs” that beautiful fireworks prompt from children on the 4th of July. Just be sure that everyone in your household knows the rules of fireworks safety to avoid hearing any “ouches” and “owies”...or worse. If you do plan to buy your own fireworks, follow these tips and stay safe:
If you plan to buy your own fireworks, follow these tips and stay safe:
Download our 10 fireworks safety tips, and share them with friends and family.
When boating, children should wear a Coast Guard approved Personal Flotation Device (PFD, life jacket) at all times. A properly fitted PFD is snug, yet comfortable and will not slip above the chin or ears when lifted at the shoulders. Read More
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