Summertime is all about being outside and enjoying the warm weather as much as possible. Parents and kids alike hit the playgrounds, parks, bike paths, hiking trails, pools and beaches. And it’s all fun and games — until someone gets hurt.
As your kids enjoy these carefree summer days, keep these 10 common summer ailments/injuries top of mind:
It’s great to be able to spend time outdoors in the summer and enjoy warm-weather activities. Just make sure to take the necessary precautions so your family has a fun — and safe —summer.
Jennifer McNulty, M.D., is a pediatric emergency medicine physician and medical director of pediatrics at Edward Hospital. Read her profile.
Learn more about pediatric emergency care at Edward-Elmhurst Health.
Our board-certified providers ready to treat your non-emergency urgencies. We offer Walk-In Clinics for minor coughs and fevers and Immediate Care Centers for sprains and stitches. No appointment necessary.
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