Keeping Your Kids Safe During The Summer

Jul 20, 2016

Kids are more likely to be injured during the months of May through August, according to the Ohio Department of Public Safety'’s Division of Emergency Medical Services.
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Summer may be a time of fun and relaxation, but it can also be a time of heightened danger for kids 14 and younger. 

According to the Ohio Department of Public Safety’'s Division of Emergency Medical Services (EMS), parents should exercise special caution during the months of May through August when it comes to their kid's’ safety. Incidents from bike crashes, falling and sports-related injury are more common during this time.

Here to talk about the most common injuries and ways to prevent them are Injury Prevention Coordinator at the Comprehensive Children's Injury Center at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Dawne Gardner, and Assistant Professor of Sports Medicine at the University of Cincinnati, Dr. Brian Grawe.