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Fireworks Safety

The Fourth of July holiday is quickly approaching. With warm weather and family events, the Fourth of July can be a fun time with great memories. But before your family celebrates, make sure everyone knows about fireworks safety. If not handled properly, fireworks can cause burn and eye injuries in kids and adults. In the …

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Lightning Safety

Did You Know? In the United States there are an estimated twenty-five million lightning flashes every year!1 A spark of lightning can reach 50,000 degrees Fahrenheit and contain 100 million electrical volts!2 These are some pretty staggering numbers and if you are struck by lightning they don’t paint a very pretty picture.  So what is …

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Summer Safety

POOL SAFETY Never leave a child unattended near water in a pool, tub, bucket or ocean.  There is no substitute for adult supervision. Designate a “Water Watcher” to maintain constant watch over children in the pool during gatherings. Keep a phone at poolside so that you never have to leave the pool to answer the …

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Sun Safety

The weather has been perfect and many of us have taken advantage of it by staying outdoors doing various activities. Many of people forget to use sunscreen until it’s too late and we start to feel the burn from the hot sun. Protecting your skin from the sun’s damaging rays is vital for a number …

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