Guest Blog Post Highlights Summertime Safety

Published on in CHOP News

healthy girl Summer is here, and with it comes carefree days, swimming, hiking and other outdoor activities. Whether your family is planning a trip to the beach, a splash in the backyard pool, or a visit to area attractions, be on the lookout for potential exposures that can turn a summer fun into a visit to the ER.

Blair Thornley, PharmD, CSPI, a pharmacist in the Poison Control Center at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, authored a guest blog post for the Healthy Kids blog with helpful tips for keeping kids safe while enjoying their favorite summertime activities.

From dangerous pool chemicals and lamp oils to poison ivy and insect bites, these five safety tips will help your family avoid accidental exposures this summer season.

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