Thanksgiving Safety Tips
 
By Member Elizabeth Rudd
November 24, 2020
 

It is almost Turkey Day! Check out these great reminders and safety tips as you prepare for Thanksgiving Day.
**Make sure you have a fully stocked first aid kit in a convenient location, as well as know how to use each of the items in the box.
Some of the top medical incidents related to Thanksgiving include:
-Scalds and burns
-Cuts and lacerations
-Choking
-Undercooked food/Food poisoning
-Overindulging in food and or alcohol which can be dangerous especially for those with preexisting conditions such as diabetes, CHF or hypertension
-Shenanigans-family football games and related sports injuries
And don’t forget your pets. Know what is safe or not for them to eat and keep them away from the kitchen while you cook.
**As always make sure your smoke detectors are in good working order.