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Keep Kids Safe This Summer

Kids like to dive into summer to relax, unwind, and have fun. Warm weather brings more opportunity to enjoy the outdoors. Here are some ways to stay safe while enjoying swimming, boating, hiking, biking, and more. Check out more tips at Make Summer Safe for Kids.

Master water safety

Swimming and other water activities are excellent ways to get the physical activity and health benefits needed for a healthy life. Get the most from vacation while helping everyone stay safe.

Beat the heat

Watch out for the heat. The best defense is prevention. Those at greatest risk of heat-related illness include infants and children up to 4 years of age.

Be safe at home, work, and play

Most child injuries can be prevented. Injuries are the leading cause of death in children aged 19 and younger.

Stop the violence

Healthy relationship behaviors can have a positive effect on teens’ emotional development.

Help your loved ones and their friends have a safe and healthy summer!

 

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