Seasons Change and so do safety concerns - are you prepared to enjoy the Season and know your Friends, Family, and Co-Workers are safe? Autumn Health and Safety Tips Follow these tips to help you and your family stay safe and healthy this autumn!

Keep your kids safe and healthy.

Get involved with your kids’ activities at home and at school to help ensure they are safe and healthy. Autumn Games and Health Tips for Kids and Parents Autumn Tips to Help Keep Your Kids Safe and Healthy Safe and Healthy Kids and Teens Healthy Schools, Healthy Youth Learn to Prevent and Recognize Concussions

Take steps to prevent the flu.

The single best way to protect against the flu is to get vaccinated each year in the fall. Cover your nose and mouth with a tissue when you cough or sneeze. Wash your hands often. Stay home if you get sick. It's Flu Season: Learn How to Protect Yourself and Your Loved Ones Seasonal Flu Vaccination Preventing Seasonal Flu

Get smart about antibiotics.

Antibiotics can cure bacterial infections, but not viral infections. The common cold and the flu are viral infections, so avoid using antibiotics if you have one of these. Using antibiotics when they are not needed causes some bacteria to become resistant to the antibiotic, and therefore stronger and harder to kill. See your doctor or nurse to find out if your illness is bacterial or viral. Get Smart: Know When Antibiotics Work

Have a safe and healthy Halloween.

Make Halloween festivities fun, safe, and healthy for trick-or-treaters and party guests. Halloween Health and Safety Tips Halloween Health-e-Cards Halloween Scramble: Activity Sheet for Kids

Test and replace batteries.

Check or replace carbon monoxide batteries twice a year when you change the time on your clocks each spring and fall. Replace smoke alarm alkaline batteries at least once a year. Test alarms every month to ensure they work properly. Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Prevention Fire Deaths and Injuries: Prevention Tips