Summer Safely: Water Safety

Playing in the water - whether swimming, boating or diving - is one of the most popular summer activities & can be so much fun, but it can also be dangerous, especially for children. Being safe can help prevent injuries and drowning. For our last summer safely topic let's discuss how to stay safe in the water. 

The American Red Cross has issued the following guidelines:

Summer Safely: Food Safety

Food-borne illnesses are most common in summer, when high temperatures speed bacteria growth and outdoor cooking (without refrigeration or indoor plumbing) reigns supreme. So for our summer safely series this week let's discuss the recipe for staying healthy and safe during warmer months.

When bringing food to a picnic or cookout:

Summer Safely: UV Safety Month

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has declared July UV Safety Month. The goal is to spread the word about how important it is to protect your skin from the harmful effects of the sun’s UV rays. So for this week's summer safely series, let's talk about how to stay safe in the sun.