Halloween Safety Tips

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Halloween is just around the corner! Time for spooky costumes, silly jokes, and sweet sweet candy.

According to the The American College of Emergency Physicians  “Emergency departments do typically see an uptick in visits on Halloween. Some of the most common injuries are motor vehicle accidents, falls or hand lacerations from pumpkin carving mishaps.” [1]

Whether you’re going out trick-or-treating with family & friends, or working a shift at the ED or Urgent Care, here are some helpful tips provided by the CDC on how to keep the festivities a SAFE HALLOWEEN. [2]

Swords, knives, and other costume accessories should be short, soft, and flexible.