Holiday Safety Tips Chapa-De Indian Health Auburn Grass Valley | Medical Clinic

Holiday Safety Tips

Holiday Safety Tips

Chapa-De Indian Health Auburn Grass Valley | Medical Clinic

The holiday season is a wonderful time to relax, spend time with loved ones, and rest. We want to make sure you are healthy to start off the New Year.

At Chapa-De, we are dedicated to providing high quality care for all patients at all times of the year. While the holiday season can be relaxing and enjoyable, it also can present risks to our health that we need to be mindful of. We want to take this time to remind everyone of these risks and offer tips to make sure everyone stays safe and healthy this holiday season.

Travelling for the holidays? Please…

  • Use a designated driver when necessary
  • Make sure everyone in the vehicle is wearing a seatbelt
  • Do not use a phone while driving
  • Keep your vehicle safe and have an emergency kit with you
  • Be prepared for traffic and possibly heavy snow
  • Click HERE for more information on safe travelling.

Decorating for the holidays? Make sure to…

  • Check electrical decorations for damage before use
  • Do not overload electrical outlets
  • Keep trees fresh by watering daily
  • Use battery-operated candles
  • Keep combustibles, or things that can catch on fire, at least three feet from heat sources
  • Protect cords from damage
  • Check decorations for a certification label
  • Stay in the kitchen when something is cooking
  • Turn off, unplug, and extinguish all decorations when going to sleep or leaving the house
  • Click HERE to read more about electrical dangers and ways to avoid them

Sprucing up your home? Pay attention to…

  • Which plants can be poisonous to children or pets
  • Having no wires that are frayed or exposed
  • Keeping clear pathways
  • Using ladders when needed
  • Keeping pathways clear
  • More home safety tips for the holidays can be found HERE.

We hope that this holiday season is a happy and celebratory one for all. To make that happen, please be mindful of these holiday safety tips to help keep you and your loved ones healthy and safe this holiday season.

Holiday Safety Tips

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