Summer Safety

Ready to have some fun this summer?  Watch these great safety videos to keep you cool, hydrated, and safe.

July 3rd - Safety First: Having a Blast with Fireworks

What would July 4th be without fireworks?  No doubt, they're fun to shoot off, but fireworks can cause serious burns and eye injuries. In this video, Dr. Brady Allen with Physician's Urgent Care in Brentwood and Franklin tells us one of the most dangerous fireworks are sparklers which millions of children handle.  According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission more than 200 people on average go to the ER with fireworks related-injuries around the 4th of July.
  
July 2nd - Grilling Safety and Food Prep
There’s nothing better than having a bunch of friends and family over for a July 4th cookout… unless they all go home sick! In this video, Dr. Brady Allen with Physician’s Urgent Care in Brentwood and Franklin tells us how to keep bacteria away as you prep food to put on the grill. Also, why he says the age of your grill matters when it comes to safety.
  
June 30th - Ouch! What Just Bit Me?

This is the time of year children and adults spend countless hours outside, but there's nothing that ruins a good time than a bug bite. Sometimes, it's just itchy... sometimes it can be more dangerous. In this video, Dr. Brady Allen with Physician's Urgent Care in Brentwood and Franklin tells us how to treat insect bites from ticks to spiders.
  
June 27th - Heat Exhaustion or Heat Stroke: What's the Difference?
Summer is always full of fun in the sun, but not taking the proper precautions to the heat can be dangerous. In this video, Dr. Brady Allen with Physician's Urgent Care in Brentwood and Franklin talks about the differences between heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Allen also talks about how certain medications and protein diets can cause dehydration.