Checkup Newsroom (Pedestrian Safety)

2019
June
21,
2019
| 04:43 PM America/Chicago
The summer means more kids are outside playing, biking or running around. Sadly, it also means more opportunity for danger. Over the course of a week, there were three different auto pedestrian injuries, where a child was hit by a car and ended up...
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2018
August
16,
2018
| 08:44 PM America/Chicago
The first week of school is always one of the busiest weeks of the year for emergency departments across the country, including Cook Children’s. Last year saw more kids coming to the Emergency Department for playground falls, sports injuries and p...
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2015
August
26,
2015
| 06:09 PM America/Chicago
For many children, walking or biking is a convenient and healthy way to get to school. However, it can be potentially unsafe and even deadly when not done correctly. Last year, the Cook Children's Trauma team saw 22 children, either biking or walk...
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