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Injury Prevention

Unfortunately, many kids are forced to visit Emergency Rooms due to injuries such as falls, breaks, burns or scalds, just to name a few. This page offers some helpful hints and information on protecting your child from life's everyday dangers.

Burns and Scalds

Boy in danger from scalding water on stoveSince young children are still developing, they have thinner skin than adults, which can result in more serious injuries from a burn or scald. One of the ways young, curious kids learn about their surroundings is through their sense of touch. Sometimes their explorations can lead them to reach out and touch hot objects, resulting in an injury. Here are a few simple steps to keep your child safe from potential burns and scalds in your home.

Learn the steps to keep your child safe from burns and scalds