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November 20, 2017

15 Years Later, Prevention Still Matters

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15 Years Later, Prevention Still Matters ~A blog celebrating Child Safety Link’s 15th Anniversary of Children’s Injury Prevention in the Maritimes~ by Sandra Newton, Manager of Child Safety Link   Prevention matters to all of us. When we, our friends, or family are injured, it often becomes the most important focus in our lives. That’s […]

November 14, 2017

Baby, it's Cold Outside!

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Baby, it’s cold outside!   You may have heard that you should not use a snowsuit, a bulky coat or a bunting bag in the car seat. What is the risk?  How can you keep your child warm AND safe in the car this winter? As soon as the cold weather begins each year, Child […]

November 7, 2017

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning is Entirely Preventable.

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  Carbon Monoxide Poisoning is Entirely Preventable. Guest blogger: IWK Regional Poison Centre   This past weekend’s time change is a good reminder to check the batteries in your smoke detectors and your carbon monoxide detectors. The IWK Regional Poison Centre would like to remind the public about the dangers of carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning […]

October 25, 2017

Halloween Safety: All the Gory Details

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Halloween Safety: All the Gory Details   I don’t know about you, but the countdown to Halloween has already begun in my house!  My kids are planning their costumes, who they will go trick-or-treating with, and the best route to take to get the maximum treat payload in our neighbourhood.   With all the fun […]

September 14, 2017

A Safe Walk to School

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Blog: A Safe Walk to School   Back to school frenzy is here and parents and caregivers are busy getting their kids back into school routines as they return to the classroom. Back to school means more kids on the road, particularly while the nice weather lasts but also when it’s rainy. Walking to school […]

October 1, 2014

Welcome to Child Safety Link's Blog!

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Do you have an injury prevention story that happened in your family that you would like to share with us? Please send a note to our Public Relations Coordinator, Julie Harrington, at julie.harrington@iwk.nshealth.ca.  She will contact you for more details :)

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