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Jennifer Northway, Director, Injury Prevention
Protect Children from Burns
March 07, 2023
University Health’s pediatric burn program treats more than 300 kids a year from throughout South Texas with painful burns.
Summer Safety Tips: Preventing Hot Car Deaths
June 14, 2022
Summer is here and it’s important to remember that hot temperatures can be dangerous, especially to children. Get tips for preventing hot car injuries in this blog.
Learn to recognize symptoms of heat stroke
June 10, 2022
Increased heat exposure contributes to heat stroke and heat exhaustion – two major health dangers you need to be aware of before heading outside.
Keep your kids safe at home during the pandemic
May 20, 2020
Children are at home more because schools are closed and parents may be distracted working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Children face injury when car seats are misused
November 13, 2019
Guidelines for safely securing children in vehicles have been around for decades, many parents still don’t use child seats correctly and kids are being injured.
Spooky but safe - Need to know safety tips for Halloween
October 27, 2019
Find out how University Health is working to keep your kids safe this Halloween. Learn more about what you can do to prevent an injury while your kids are trick-or-treating.
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