safety

July 21, 2021

Flip-Flops and Footwear

Summer may be well underway, but hopefully we have some beautiful days left to enjoy the outdoors before the seasons change. During the summer it’s nice to be able to slip on a pair of casual flip-flops to head out the door. However, we may wan [...]

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June 29, 2021

What You Need in Your Summer Safety Kit

Midwesterners know the value of a winter survival kit in the car. But a summertime sack filled with the right stuff can really make your season be all that it should be. Hilary Rockwell, MD, Avera Medical Group Emergency Medicine physician, of [...]

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Home Alone After School

We’re in the heat of summer, but many parents are already making plans for back to school, especially after-school care for your school-age children. When school is back in session, it may come as a relief to know exactly where your child is d [...]

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June 28, 2021

Get on Your Bikes and Ride – Safely

Bicycle safety is important, because riding a bike is a lot of fun. Plus it’s a great workout that puts less strain on your joints than running. But just like you have to obey the rules while driving a car, there are rules to follow when riding [...]

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January 20, 2021

Keeping Kids Safe in the Winter Outdoors

Exercise, fresh air, vitamin D: these are all important reasons to make sure we are getting outdoors even in winter. Getting kids outside and active in winter can be an immune booster and help kids get their recommended 60 minutes of physical p [...]

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