Halloween Safety Tips


Did you know that Halloween can be dangerous for children and teens? And it’s not from any creepy ghosts, goblins, witches, or serial killers. Surprisingly, it’s also not from laced candy either.

According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Halloween season is the 4th most common time where kids get sent to emergency rooms for holiday-related injuries. Pumpkin carving accidents, tripping on costumes, burns, and food allergies are common reasons, but traffic accidents can be serious. Be careful when driving or walking tonight. Wear reflectors, carry a flighlight or glowsticks, and just be aware of your surroundings. UAB shared a few more safety tips HERE.

Otherwise, for those who celebrate, enjoy your Halloween!

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