Category Archives: Health and Safety Alerts

Winter Safety

As a professional, you play an important role in winter safety. People with developmental disabilities are at high risk for injury due to falls and exposure to inclement weather. Those providing care can reduce these risks and seek immediate medical care when needed. You can help people be prepared for colder weather, make safe decisions about what to wear, when to stay in, how to prevent falling, and safeguard against house fires. There are a lot of things to consider, and we appreciate all your efforts to make sure people are safe and happy this winter season. Read More ›

Arm Yourself Against COVID #70-11-21

Learn how to arm yourself against COVID-19. The alert includes information about additional shots of the COVID-19 vaccine and vaccines available for children. Read More ›

Exploitation Prevention

As a professional supporting people with developmental disabilities, you can help prevent exploitation. It is important to know the different forms of exploitation to support people to be as safe and independent, as possible. Read More ›

Flu Prevention

This year, it is more important than ever to protect yourself and those you care for from getting influenza (flu). The best way to prevent the flu is to get the vaccine. You can also help reduce the strain on hospitals and health care systems by getting vaccinated. Read this health and welfare alert to learn more. Read More ›

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