Health and Safety Tips

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Hot Cars and Heatstroke - Look before You Lock

Heatstroke is the number one killer of children, outside of car crashes. Safe Kids New Hampshire offers these tips for keeping your child safe in cars during hot weather.

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Celebrate with Fireworks Safely - Be Prepared, Be Safe, Be Responsible

Here are tips for keeping you—and your family—safe during the most popular season for fireworks.

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The Power of Parental CPR

How many know what to do if their child’s heart has stopped from choking, an accidental injury to the chest or from being submerged under water? Knowing how to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), can save their life.

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Accidental Adult Poisonings Increase During COVID-19 Pandemic

Using disinfectant products the wrong way is causing an increase in accidental adult poisonings.

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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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Pedestrian and Transportation School Safety for Children

Now that the kids are back in school, it's important to discuss the importance of pedestrian and transportation safety with your children.

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Water Safety Tips

As you prepare to enjoy the water this summer, it’s important to remember these safety tips to keep you and your family safe.

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Back-to-School Means Backpacks

Each year, tens of millions of students in the U.S. use a backpack, but how do you know if your child’s backpack is safe?

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Bicycle Safety: See. Be Seen

Riding a bike is a favorite summertime activity for children. Here are several ways to make sure your child stays bike-safe.

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Could My Child Have Asthma?

Understanding what asthma is and how to manage your child’s asthma.

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