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Summer Tips: Pool Safety

Although swimming can be a fun and a healthy activity, it also presents some potentially dangerous situations. Follow these tips to stay safe. The Hard Facts about Drowning Drowning is the leading cause of injury-related death among children ages 1-4. The third leading cause of unintentional injury-related death among children aged 19 and under is…

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Summer Safety Tips

Summer Safety

Summer is a season for having fun in the sun, but you want to make sure that you and your family are as safe and healthy as possible. Heat stroke and food poisoning, drowning, allergic responses, heat-related illnesses, sunburns, and travel stress are all severe concerns that might accompany the warm summer days. It’s not…

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Summer Picnic Safety

Summer is picnic and barbeque season, offering plenty of opportunities to snack on summer foods such as burgers, grilled chicken, and potato salad. As we pack foods to take to these gatherings, it’s important to protect yourself and others from foodborne illnesses during warm-weather months. Foodborne bacteria can thrive and multiply rapidly as food heats up in…

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