As kids have more unstructured time at home, and parents are navigating so many competing priorities, it is challenging to stay focused on everything at once. This is a time when injuries for kids may be on the rise, which can put families at risk during trips to the emergency room and cause a strain on an already overburdened health-care system.

The good news is whether you’re a parent working from home or a family member, friend or neighbor helping with childcare, there are safety precautions you can work into your busy days to help prevent injuries and keep kids safe at home, at play and on the road.

This blog post was originally posted on Safe Kids Worldwide.

infographic for Parent’s checklist for preventing injuries during coronavirus

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Safe Kids Worldwide Safe Kids Worldwide is a nonprofit organization working to help families and communities keep kids safe from injuries.

Subscribe to our newsletter and get free parenting tips delivered to your inbox every week!

Related Content

mother comforting son
rendering of the omicron coronavirus variant
illustration of car with presents in snow
baby grabbing surgical mask
hand holding plastic bottle
little girl who just got vaccinated
peeling green lead paint
little boy getting flu shot
cartoon of gut fighting viruses
boy giving thumbs up after vaccine
red coronavirus molecule
group of boys sitting on a tree branch
father and kids at airport
Doctor vaccinating a teenage boy
girl snacking during online learning
boys with masks in playground
teen girl after getting COVID vaccine
Father and toddler wearing masks
father putting mask on daughter