Enhancing child safety on Halloween: Memorial Hospital’s tips for pedestrian awareness month | #childsafety | #kids | #chldern | #parents | #schoolsafey

October is Pedestrian Safety Awareness Month! It’s a good time to think about how you can keep your kids safe while they run amuck for candy on Halloween.

Memorial Hospital’s injury coordinator says they see an uptick in pedestrian incidents on Halloween. She shares some tips on how to stay safe on Halloween.

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“Make sure you wear bright clothing during Halloween, if you have a dark or spooky costume add some reflective tape. We also have glowsticks, reflectors and armbands” said Emily Burnside, the injury prevention coordinator.

Burnside also says to keep children away from vehicles on Halloween especially as it gets dark out and have one adult present per two children.


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