Category Archives: Emergency & Trauma

Avoid These Hazards for a Safe, Fun Thanksgiving

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, it’s important to keep in mind some of the hidden hazards that could potentially cut your festivities short. According to the U.S. Fire Administration, more than 4,000 fires occur on Thanksgiving Day. To avoid fires, follow these simple safety tips: Stay in the kitchen when you are cooking on […]

Do You Know the ABCs of School Bus Safety?

August is back to school month, and soon many children will begin and end their school day with a trip on a school bus. Did you know that school buses are designed to be safer than other passenger vehicles? According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, school buses are the safest mode of transportation […]

Seconds Count with Heart Attacks & Strokes

Calling 9-1-1 instead of driving yourself, or a loved one, to a nearby emergency department can be the difference between life and death when it comes to heart attacks and strokes. Quick treatment can help limit damage to the heart and brain and increase the chance of a full recovery. “It is imperative to call […]