Posts Categorized: Injury Prevention

Staying Safe This Halloween!

By Chris Vitale, MSN, RN, Injury Prevention Manager, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC Halloween is always an exciting time of the year for both children and adults, but parents especially need to be aware that it can be one of the most dangerous nights of the year for young children who are out trick-or-treating…. Read more »

Keeping Families Safe This Summer

By Chris Vitale, Injury Prevention Manager, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC June is National Safety Month, and as part of the Injury Prevention Team, we want to keep you and your family safe this summer and throughout the year. As the weather gets warmer, many of us will want to be outside enjoying it,… Read more »

Stay Safe on Halloween!

By Dr. Barbara Gaines, Director of Trauma and Injury Prevention Halloween is my favorite holiday. For me, it’s all about the kids.  I was never into the scarier stuff, or even the parties. But rather, the excitement and anticipation of kids as they figure out the perfect costume, plan their night, and sort their candy…. Read more »