The U.S. Product Safety Commission (CPSC) reminds parents to take precautions for keeping their children safe as they return to school. In a recent press release, CPSC advocates that parents prepare to keep their children in the classroom instead of the hospital emergency room.
Some specific guidelines include:
Children frequently act without thinking first, particularly in a playground or school setting. Parents need to constantly emphasize “Safety First” to their children.
Maryland recently updated its immunization requirements for school age children and college students.