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Burn Awareness February

February 11, 2022

Things you can do to keep your child from being burned or scalded:

  • Test bathwater temperature before placing child in the water
  • Set water heater temperature to 120 degrees
  • Don’t hold or carry a child when using a stove or microwave
  • Don’t use microwave to heat bottles of formula
  • Use back burners on stove or make sure to turn pan handles to back off stove, out of reach
  • Create a “safe zone” at least 3 feet in front of the stove.  Don’t allow small children with in the zone

For more information on Burn Awareness Week, visit our Resources page and click on the month of February.

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