Category: Outdoor Events

Water Safety

July 5th, 2017
Everyone loves to make a splash during the summer. Even though swimming and other water activities are healthy and fun, safety needs to be a priority for children. Pool Safety Nearly 1,000 children die each year by drowning. And most drownings happen… more »

Summer Camping Safety

June 28th, 2017
Camping is a great way for families to have fun during the summer. Before you pitch that tent, however, you need to know how to camp safely. Getting Ready The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have some great safety tips for getting rea… more »

Rise in Tick-Borne Powassan Virus

June 7th, 2017
Summer is bringing fears of a rare tick-borne disease called Powassan. This potentially life-threatening virus is carried and transmitted by three types of ticks, including the deer tick that transmits Lyme disease. Powassan Virus Over the past decade… more »

Take Precautions When Exercising in the Heat

July 6th, 2016
Exercising in hot weather puts extra stress on your body. If you don’t take care when exercising in the heat, you risk causing a serious illness. Heat Related Illnesses During the summer both exercise and air temperature increase your core body temper… more »

Healthy Garden; Healthy Life

April 27th, 2016
The days are longer and the weather keeps getting warmer, which means it is a perfect time to start gardening. In addition to being a source of fresh healthy produce, gardening can ease stress, keep you limber and even improve your mood. Make the Most… more »