Summer memories often include lighting sparklers and watching fireworks during 4th of July celebrations; however, hundreds of children are injured by fireworks every summer.

Safe Kids Mid-South, led by Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, recommends:

Be extra careful with sparklers

The 4th of July may look a little different this year because of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and no sanctioned firework displays in our area, but there are still some ways to have fun and celebrate! Here are some ideas:

Have a fun and safe 4th of July!

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Authored by:
Susan Helms, RN
Director of Injury Prevention and Safe Kids Mid-South

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