Health Tips

Window Safety Tips For National Window Safety Week 2018

ourchelseama After a long, cold winter, you’re probably looking forward to opening the windows in your home to let the fresh spring air in!  But an open window is an open invitation for a curious child to investigate and that could spell danger if an adult isn’t around to supervise.
Source: https://onsafety.cpsc.gov

After a long, cold winter, you’re probably looking forward to opening the windows in your home to let the fresh spring air in!  But an open window is an open invitation for a curious child to investigate and that could spell danger if an adult isn’t around to supervise.

National Rx Drug Take Back Day

Unused or expired prescription medications are a public safety issue, leading to accidental poisoning, overdose, and abuse.  The majority of teenagers abusing prescription drugs get them from family and friends — and the home medicine cabinet. Unused prescription drugs thrown in the trash can be retrieved and abused or illegally sold.  Take-back programs are the best way to dispose of old drugs.  The City of Chelsea City Manager Thomas Ambrosino and Police Chief Brian Kyes are again hosting the National

By Yasmine Hung, Youth Substance Use Prevention Coordinator @ Healthy Chelsea 

Unused or expired prescription medications are a public safety issue, leading to accidental poisoning, overdose, and abuse.

The majority of teenagers abusing prescription drugs get them from family and friends — and the home medicine cabinet. Unused prescription drugs thrown in the trash can be retrieved and abused or illegally sold.

Take-back programs are the best way to dispose of old drugs.

National Poison Prevention Week 2018

Source: https://onsafety.cpsc.gov March 18th to March 24th – Do you have a Plan for Protection?  Poisons can kill. But we also know that unintentional poisonings are preventable. That’s why the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission urges everyone to have a Plan for Protection from Poisoning, especially if there are little ones or elderly relatives in the home.  Younger children tend to get into everything and often put things they shouldn’t into their mouths. Hazardous medicines and household cleaning pro
Source: https://onsafety.cpsc.gov

March 18th to March 24th – Do you have a Plan for Protection?

Poisons can kill. But we also know that unintentional poisonings are preventable. That’s why the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission urges everyone to have a Plan for Protection from Poisoning, especially if there are little ones or elderly relatives in the home.

How to prevent the flu

People with the flu, often feel the following symptoms:  Fever (very common to get a fever, but not everyone with the flu gets a fever)  Cough  Sore throat  Runny nose/stuffy nose  Muscle or body aches  Headaches  Fatigue (always tired)  Vomiting/diarrhea (more common in children than adults)  Note for parents:    Watch when your child are doing activities and they run out of breath easily  If  children refuse to drink water, watch out because they will get dehydrated.  What does the FLU do to your body?  T

 By Laura Irias, Chelsea High School and Healthy Chelsea Intern 

The flu is a very common seasonal virus that is very similar to a cold, but worse because it can lead to hospitalization or even death when it doesn’t get treated soon enough. Not only that, but it weakens your immune responses as well. This virus can be noticed and prevented before you get sick.

Symptoms

People with the flu, often feel the following symptoms:

Warm Up to These Winter Safety Tips

Warm Up to These Winter Safety Tips
Source:https://onsafety.cpsc.gov

Winter activities, whether outdoors on the slopes or indoors by the fire, are fun ways to enjoy the season. Unfortunately, families frequently overlook some winter hazards that send thousands to the emergency room each year. Here are some safety tips for the winter season:

Space Heaters – Give Them Space

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