Checkup Newsroom (Fourth of July)

2019
July
02,
2019
| 04:25 PM America/Chicago
When you think of the most common injuries around the Fourth of July, most of us immediately think of fireworks. But while many parents are overly cautious with their children around fireworks, statistics from Cook Children’s Trauma Department show o...
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2018
July
02,
2018
| 11:30 PM America/Chicago
This week you will hear a lot about fireworks safety, but that’s not the only danger children face over the Fourth of July holiday. As we have reported throughout multiple summers, drowning remains a leading threat to children during the holiday. ...
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2017
June
29,
2017
| 11:35 PM America/Chicago
We want you to have a safe Fourth of July weekend, so we thought it might help for you to know where your child is most at risk during the holiday. Through our Trauma department registry, here are the top four causes of injuries we’ve seen from 20...
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