Should Your Halloween Pumpkin Be Teal? Safety Tips From Physicians PremiER

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Halloween is a fun time of the year, but we have to be sure we’re having a safe time, too! Dr. Lee Chilton with Physicians PremiER joined us on Studio 512 to tell us more.

HALLOWEEN HEALTH AND SAFETY PNEMONIC: “SAFE HALLOWEEN”
S Soft Short Swords, no Sticks or Stiff objects
A Avoid being Alone or Alleys, Always an Adult if <10yo
F Flashers or reFlective tape, Far From Fire, Fire retardant costumes
E Examine before you Eat, use Sort-Save-Small rations of candy
H Hold Hands and a flashlight when Hopping House-to-House
A Always check for Allergies: make-up, food, fabrics
L Look both ways: pedestrian injuries are most common
L Leave costume contact Lenses aLone!
O Only use sidewalks Or Opposite to traffic
W Wear Well-fitting costumes, shoes and masks
E Eat only from sealed wrappings and trusted home-mades
E Enter a home only if a trusted adult is with you, and NEVER EVER EVER take rides from strangers
N Never play with or walk near fire, and call Nine One One for emergencies!

A PUMPKIN FULL OF P’S
-Politely accept or refuse treats
-Phones for Phun and safety
-Parents too if Pre-10
-Paint your Pumpkins, don’t carve
-Park your Pets in a safe place
-Porch light on? Ding dong!

TEAL PUMPKIN PROJECT
-From Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE)
-www.foodallergy.org
-35 million food allergies, 1 in 13 kids
-8 major food types, growing numbers
-Teal Pumpkin = non-food and allergen-free treats

Learn more at MDpremier.com.

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