Backpack Safety

Child with backpack on walking

Nothing says it’s time to go back to school than taking your kids shopping for a new backpack. Whether they’re trying to choose between Elsa and Anna, or Kylo Ren vs. Captain America, there is more to picking the best backpack than the color or character gracing it. Just because your kids seem to have…

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Youth Sports Safety

young boys playing football

For National Youth Sports Day, we’re going to discuss the popular sport, football, and how your kids can get involved while staying safe. Gear Up! Football is a contact sport, and when you add in tackling and physical contact, it can be a recipe for sprains and strains. To make sure your child stays safe,…

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Summer Safety Event & Teddy Bear Mini Clinic Success

The Summer Safety Event was held to help families learn about water, bike, and sun safety as well as tips on how to stay hydrated in the summer. There was a bounce house, water slide, and various stations setup to teach children about sun safety, water safety, outdoor safety, and swimming safety. With over 500…

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3 Common Illnesses & Injuries That Send Children to the ER

Sick boy with thermometer laying in bed and mother hand taking temperature. Mother checking temperature of her sick son who has thermometer in his mouth. Sick child with fever and illness while resting in bed.

Between flu season and the playground, it may seem like there’s always a new injury or infection plaguing your child. The American Medical Association reports that children constituted 1/5 of all ER visits in 2018, and 18 percent of children aged 0 – 17 visited the ER at least once last year. Protecting your child’s…

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Stop the Spread of Measles

In the past three years, outbreaks of measles have gone up. Every year there are more, and with 2019 not even halfway done, the CDC is already reporting over 500 cases of measles in the United States. These numbers are the second highest they have been since measles was eliminated in the year 2000. With…

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