Online resources offer cold winter weather safety for youth tips

The Center for Health and Health Care in Schools recently posted several links that may be useful to educators and parents when it comes to keeping school-age youth healthy and safe during winter weather and related outdoor activities.

Winter Sports & Cold Weather Safety

• KidsHealth: Winter Sports: Sledding, Skiing, Snowboarding, Skating: http://kidshealth.org/kid/watch/out/winter_sports.html

• University of Michigan Health System Winter Safety – Sledding, Skiing, Ice Skating & Cold Weather: http://www.med.umich.edu/yourchild/topics/wintsafe.htm

• Seattle Children’s: Helmets for Winter Sports: http://www.seattlechildrens.org/safety-wellness/helmets-for-winter-sports/

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