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3 Essential Fourth of July Safety Tips


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This blog was posted on June 2nd. Because the situation surrounding COVID-19 is constantly evolving, some information may not be up to date. Stay informed by visiting the CDC website.

When you picture a perfect Fourth of July, you probably imagine a refreshing swim in a pool, a barbecue with family, and beautiful fireworks. One thing you probably don’t picture: a trip to the emergency room. Ronald Jensen, DO, an emergency physician and the Regional Director of Emergency Medicine Services for St. Luke’s Health in North Houston, shares his advice for having a safe and fun holiday.

Take Steps to Prevent Heat-Related Illnesses

Dr. Jensen shares some signs of heat-related illness to watch out for and tips for staying healthy.

Stay Vigilant Around the Water

Dr. Jensen gives advice on being your family’s lifeguard around bodies of water.

Take Proper Precautions to Avoid Injury

Dr. Jensen offers some tips for avoiding trauma this summer.

If an emergency does happen to occur, call 911 or visit your nearest emergency center. St. Luke’s Health emergency rooms are open 24/7 and conveniently located throughout the Greater Houston area.

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