School’s In Session | Don’t Forget About Children and Teen Safety
Date Created: 08/16/2016
By Nicholas Dodaro, M.D., ABEM, FACEP
School is already in session in much of Central Florida, and that means many of our children and teens will be playing sports again. While it’s an exciting time of year, remember to keep safety top of mind.
Emergency rooms reported approximately 16 million sports-related injuries among children from 2001 to 2013.
Get the stats about sports injuries among children and teens in this infographic, and learn tips to help prevent injury and stay safe during the school year.
If your little one does get injured, don’t forget GuideWell Emergency Doctors can help. We have two urgent care facilities in the Orlando area, with one more on the way in Ocoee. Our facilities have on-site diagnostic tools such as x-ray, CT scan, ultrasound and more to diagnosis and treat injuries quickly.