This week, WakeMed is helping our student-athletes and families stay safe this 4th of July! Did you know that emergency departments in the United States treat approximately 7,000 patients for injuries caused by fireworks? Thanks to WakeMed and the National Fire Protection Association we are sharing 10 Tips for Safety Around Fireworks.
The AAP continues to urge families NOT to buy fireworks for personal use. Keeping that in mind, the following are some safety tips to follow if you or your children are around fireworks.
[source: National Council on Fireworks Safety]