Gun Safety | The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

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Gun Safety

A monster in the closet is the least of your concerns.

About 35 percent of U.S. homes have at least one gun. Nearly all unintentional childhood shooting deaths occur in or around the home — either in the gun owner’s home or a friend’s home. To ensure the safest environment for your children and family, do not keep a gun in your home.

Gun safety tips

If you must keep a gun at home, please follow these safety tips:

Teach your child what to do if he encounters a gun:

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Gun Safety Brochure

Our Gun Safety brochure is available for download in multiple languages: