Earthquake Preparedness

Earthquake Preparedness

Earthquake Preparedness According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), close to 60% of Americans have not practiced what to do if a natural disaster occurs. If you haven’t developed an emergency plan or discussed it with members of your household, you...

Celebrate a Stress-Free July Fourth

Celebrate a Stress-Free July Fourth

Celebrate a Stress-Free July Fourth Getting together with friends and family for fireworks, barbecues and parties on Independence Day is a time-honored American tradition, and Los Angeles County has plenty of great, free ways to celebrate our nation’s freedom....

A to Z Summer Safety Checklist

A to Z Summer Safety Checklist

A to Z Summer Safety Checklist How do you have a safe, healthy and fun summer? First 5 LA has it covered from A to Z! A is for Aloe: Buy an aloe vera plant and use gel from leaves, or use a product containing aloe vera skin gel specifically for mild sunburns. B is for...

Keeping Children Out of the ER

Keeping Children Out of the ER

Keeping Children Out of the ER On a warm July day, 2-year-old Reagan and her mother Jennifer attended a pool party. A relative agreed to watch Reagan while Jennifer took her 5-year-old son Josh to the bathroom. In those brief moments, attendees found Reagan at the...

Get Out & Play at the Park Safely!

Get Out & Play at the Park Safely!When you live in the city, there is really no better place to Get Out & Play with kids than the park. Not only is there open space to run, ride bikes and play ball or tag, but there are the structures for kids to climb, slide, swing...




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