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Safety Camp is a youth day camp full of games, laughter and general silliness. Campers have fun while learning about safe decisions and actions during a busy, high-energy day. Presentations are interactive and far from boring. Topics include fire, water, sport, bicycles, the internet and nature safety.
Participants will receive a T-shirt, lunch, snacks and materials.
This camp is open to children entering fourth and fifth grade this fall. Register by June 24.
Safety Camp is subject to change based on local COVID-19 local transmission rates.
Part of Speaking of Health: Spring Series at VINE
Falls can happen to anyone. Because bones become more brittle as people get older, the severity of injury from even a simple fall can be debilitating.
Peggy Sue Garber and Gail Norris, trauma injury prevention nurses, will demonstrate strengthening and balance exercises, and discuss medication, home environment and community safety.
Learn what to do if you experience a fall, and get techniques to prevent falls at home and in the community.
Hospitals in Albert Lea and Austin, Eau Claire, Fairmont, La Crosse, Mankato and Red Wing are being recognized with an 'A' grade — the best possible — by The Leapfrog Group.
Hospitals in Eau Claire, Fairmont, La Crosse, Mankato and Red Wing are being recognized with an A grade — the best possible — by The Leapfrog Group.
When the weather forecast calls for hot and humid days ahead, follow these steps to keep cool and prevent heatstroke.
It’s easy to burn yourself while cooking. Instead of relying on myths to treat a minor burn, find out what you really should do.
After sitting all winter, it's time to get your bike, skateboard, scooter and safety gear ready to roll as the weather warms. Follow these tips for a safe, fun and active outdoor season.
Midwest winters can be beautiful, but ice and snow increase your risk of falling. Follow these tips to keep upright and avoid injury.
Whether you're stalking game, carrying on family tradition or enjoy being outdoors, don't let an accident or injury spoil the hunt. Learn how to aim for a safe hunting season.
During harvest season, it’s important for people involved in agriculture to remember a few safety practices and pick up a new tip or two, which can help avoid serious accidents.
Skin cancer is among the most common and preventable types of cancer. Learn how to protect your skin from the sun while you enjoy summer.
Boating can create lifelong memories. Regardless of the type of boat you’re on, remember these basic safety rules for a day on the water.
Independence Day has been celebrated with firework displays since the 1770s. Find out why you need to use extreme caution while using fireworks, and get safety tips.
Spring is a wonderful time to get outside and be active. Here's some tips to ensure your family is safe while enjoying the outdoors.
Activities outdoors in winter can be enjoyable and exhilarating, but also include some risk. Before you go out, here are some things to consider to ensure your venture is fun and safe.
“National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” is a classic holiday movie, but Clark Griswold’s decorating tactics throw safety out the window. Skip a trip to the Emergency Department this holiday season with these safety tips.