CHaD Matters

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Safe and Active Lifejacket Program

Life jackets are available for free for a limited time, to give to organizations who are able to support drowning prevention in their communities.

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100 Deadliest Days on the Road

Based on studies by AAA, fatal crashes by teen drivers increase between Memorial Day and Labor Day.

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Reopening Schools Possible with Planning, Kindness and Community

A Physician Advisory Group led by Steven H. Chapman, MD, provides guidance to get students back to school.

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Planning the Ultimate Staycation

With a little planning and creativity, time away from work and school can be both restful and fun!

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CHaD Ambassador Craft Party

The CHaD Community Relations team hosted a virtual craft party for a group of CHaD Ambassadors on February 11.

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Severe Cases of Pediatric Type 1 Diabetes on the Rise

Once fairly uncommon, Type 1 diabetes in children is becoming more frequent during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Supporting IEPs and 504 Plans at Home

Here’s some guidance on how IEPs and 504 plans are helping parents and teachers support students at home.

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Preventing Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

The Injury Prevention Center at the Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock (ChaD), in partnership with Safe Kids New Hampshire, offers these tips to both prevent and identify carbon monoxide in your home.

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The Ellen Show Welcomes Special Guests and CHaD Ambassadors, the Perry Family

CHaD Ambassador Elliot Perry shares on the Ellen DeGeneres Show his effort to raise funds for two new playgrounds in Lebanon and Manchester, NH.

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CHaD Ambassador Elliot Aims to Raise $121,000 to Build Two CHaD Playgrounds

Elliot Perry is on a mission to raise $121,000 to get playgrounds built at CHaD in Lebanon and Manchester with his “121 Club” campaign.

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