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Enjoy a Safe Holiday Season

  • Decorate Safely

    ​On average, 2-3 people are treated in emergency departments every hour during the holiday season for decorating-related injuries. Don't forget to follow these holiday safety tips to decorate safely. Share our brand new infographic on decorating safety​ to keep your loved ones safe.

  • Safeguard Your Medicine

    Put your medicine away​​Every year, almost 60,000 children visit the emergency room for unintentional drug poisonings. With family and friends visiting during the holidays, ask them to keep purses, bags or coats that have medicines in them up and out of sight when they are in your home.
  • Don't Let a Fire Ruin Your Holiday Season

    ​Candle-ignited home fires result in 166 deaths and close to 13,000 injuries each year—with December being the peak month. Practice your family fire escape route and take steps to prevent fires.

    Fire Safety Tips
  • Put Safety on Your Menu

    ​Cooking and hosting are a huge part of the holiday season. Be sure to take the correct food safety precautions to keep your loved ones healthy and safe.

    Food Safety Tips

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