Printable Safety Guides - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents
First aid and other guidance for emergency situations.
About First Aid Guides for Parents
Whether it's a medical emergency or minor injury, we've got the first-aid info you need.
Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever for Parents
Rocky Mountain spotted fever is an infection spread by ticks. Find out more about it - including how to prevent it.
Heat Illness for Parents
Active kids can be at risk for heat illness, which can result in heat cramps, heat exhaustion, or heatstroke. Learn how to prevent and treat heat illness.
Lyme Disease for Parents
Lyme disease can affect the skin, joints, nervous system, and other organ systems. If Lyme disease is diagnosed quickly and treated with antibiotics, most people feel better quickly.
Bug Bites and Stings for Parents
Most bug bites and stings are just annoying. But some can cause infections and allergic reactions. It's important to know what to watch for, and when to get medical attention.
Food Allergies for Parents
Food allergies can cause serious and even deadly reactions in kids, so it's important to know how to feed a child with food allergies and to prevent reactions.
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Factsheet (for Schools) for Parents
What teachers should know about CFS and what they can do to help students with the condition.
First Aid: Fever for Parents
Fevers are usually not cause for alarm - they're the body's way of fighting infection. Here's what to do if your child has a fever.
Fevers for Parents
Fevers happen when the body's internal "thermostat" raises the body temperature above normal. This is often the body's way of fighting infections.