Health Tips

Spring allergies 2018

ourchelseama, Spring allergies 2018

 By Laura Irias, Chelsea High School and Healthy Chelsea Intern 

What Are Allergies?

An allergy is a reaction of your immune system to something that bothers your body but does not necessarily bother other people. People who have allergies often are sensitive to more than one thing. One substance that often causes this reaction is pollen.

Allergies can cause a variety of symptoms, such as:

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.

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