Friday, June 24, 2011

Stay Safe this Summer

The summer solstice has come and gone yet the hottest days of summer are still looming. Summer in Kansas means fishing on the lakes, harvesting, baseball, festivals, picnics and camping. Fun activities full of wonderful memories! We want to keep those memories happy and ensure the safety of all families as we enjoy the great Kansas outdoors this summer. Several Kansas government state agencies offer tips and assistance on how to stay cool and safe this summer.

Beat the Heat! Tips from the Department of Health and Environment:

Whether in lakes, rivers or pools- swim with a buddy!

Don’t forget your sunscreen and prevent accidents:

Make sure your kids are not locked in hot cars this summer with tips from Safe Kids Kansas:

Before you take a trip, check out these tips on carseat safety:

Other driving safety considerations:

As you bike on Kansas trails keep these tips in mind:

As always, use your best judgment and better safe than sorry!

Article contact: Kim Harp

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