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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Staying safe on summer wheels

The Injury Prevention Center shares important tips for staying safe on bicycles, scooters, rollerblades and skateboards.

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100 Deadliest Days of Summer

As summer begins, teens will be staying out later and going to barbeques, trips to the beach or college visits. Summer is an important time to remind your teens about driving safely.

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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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Summer Safety Tips

Here are some tips for keeping your family safe this summer.

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How to Keep Your Children Safe at Playgrounds

Dartmouth-Hitchcock's The Injury Prevention Center shares tips for safe playground play.

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Safe and Active Life Jacket 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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