News & Notes Posts Tagged as Seasonal Notes

Fireworks Safety

Published 09/01/2020

Fireworks can result in severe burns, scars and disfigurement that can last a lifetime.  Fireworks that are often thought to be safe, such as sparklers, can reach temperatures above 1000 degrees Fahrenheit and can burn users and bystanders.  Families should attend community fireworks displays run by professionals rather than using fireworks at home. Adapted from

Bug Safety: Tick Bites and Lyme’s Disease

Published 09/01/2020

Here are a few tips to protect yourselves and your children from bug bites during the summer months. Do not use scented soaps, perfumes or hair spray on your child. Avoid areas where insects nest or congregate, such as stagnant pools of water, uncovered foods and gardens where flowers are in bloom. Avoid dressing your child in clothing...