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Preschoolers Learn to Avoid Hot Surfaces in the Home from St. Joseph Regional Burn and Wound Centers

WHAT: Nurses from the regional burn and wound centers at St. Joseph Hospital are educating approximately 40 preschoolers about burn prevention, particularly hot contact surfaces and friction burns in and near the home, during a special presentation. Children will also learn about burn care.

WHEN: Monday, Feb. 6, 2012
9:30 – 10:15 a.m.  media invited

WHERE: First Presbyterian Daycare Ministries, Fellowship Hall (lower level)
  First Presbyterian Church
  300 W. Wayne St.
  Fort Wayne  

Media should enter from the Berry St. side door near playground by buzzing the keypad for access.

WHY: The nurses from the regional burn and wound centers encourage everyone to take the time to review and implement safe practices during National Burn Awareness Week Feb. 6 - 11.


An informational booth is on display in the great hall of the main branch of ACPL throughout burn awareness week.

Information about hot surface and friction burn safety is available at most ACPL branches and at Lutheran Health SportsCenter. For more information about St. Joseph Regional Burn Center, call (260) 425-3567 or visit LutheranHealth.net.

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