Health and Safety Tips

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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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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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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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Changes to Booster Seat Recommendations

Recent concern over when it’s safe to use a booster seat is a good reminder to review all the guidelines for child passenger seat safety.

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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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