Guest Blog Post Highlights Halloween Safety

Published on in CHOP News

Trick-or-treating, costumes, a night out with friends — it’s no surprise that Halloween is a favorite for kids of all ages! But for parents, the fun and anticipation is often tempered by concerns about keeping their children safe.

Blair Thornley, PharmD, CSPI, pharmacist and public education coordinator at the Poison Control Center at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, and Eric Nguyen, a PharmD candidate at Temple University School of Pharmacy, authored a guest blog post for the Healthy Kids blog with helpful tips for keeping kids safe on Halloween.

From inspecting candy and avoiding choking hazards to making sure costumes and face paint are nontoxic, these actionable steps can help you do everything in your control to keep Halloween safe and fun for everyone.

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