April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

 
 
 
 
 
                                           safe kids April is Child Abuse Prevention and Awareness Month.
 
 
                                                                                                   To help keep our children safe, please click and review: 
 
 
                                                                                                                        Child Abuse Prevention
 
 
 
 
                                       Other Springtime Safety Tips:
 
                                                                     - No flip-flops for play : wear closed or secure and supportive foot wear for play
                                                                     - Apply sunscreen and insect repellant
                                                                     - Wear safety gear when playing sports, skate/rollerblading, biking
                                                                     - Remain well hydrated and take breaks during active play
                                                                     - Have emergency medications, such as inhalers, Epipens, etc., available & easily                                                                         accessible 
                                                                     - Play with a group or a buddy and have a "safe adult" nearby for supervision
                                                                     - Practice window safety at home:
                                                                            > if opening windows, open top half vs. bottom half of window to minimize access                                                                                 by child and risk of fall
                                                                            > place blind strings high and away from child's reach to minimize choking risk 
                                                                            > keep furniture away from windows