Experient Health Offers Halloween Safety Tips

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Choosing the right costume and making minor adjustments around homes during Halloween can help prevent injuries, Experient Health wrote in its Blog.

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Trick or Treat? As Halloween approaches, and children get excited about donning costumes and candy-gathering, Experient Health advises following a few simple tips to ensure the fun holiday remains safe and injury free.

In its latest post in its Live Well, Work Well Blog series on its web site, Experient Health suggests parents choose costumes that fit properly, ensuring they don’t drag on the ground or prevent children from seeing clearly.

Also, “Select a costume that’s fabric is fire proof,” according to the post.

If the costume includes props, “Inspect it to ensure that if your child does fall – or go bump in the night – they won’t sustain and injury.”

Face makeup is part of the fun, but parents and guardians should make sure it won’t run and get into a child’s eyes.

As for safety features around homes this season, homeowners should ensure jack-o-lanterns are far enough from the door to prevent a costume from catching fire.

Consider using battery powered lights or candles vs. an open flame. Keep walkways free of decorations or electrical wires so no one trips.

Read more in Experient Health’s Living Well Blog series, which covers topics ranging from healthy recipes, conservation, vaccination seasons, exercise tips, healthcare news and more.

ABOUT EXPERIENT HEALTH:

For years, Experient Health, a Virginia Farm Bureau company, has helped people find the right insurance coverage and get the most for their health care dollars. The Richmond, Va.-based group is dedicated to providing high quality health insurance options to customers in Virginia, Maryland, and Washington DC. As a result, its consultants, with an average of more than 20 years experience, are intimately familiar with the states’ provider networks, products and regulations.

Representing the top national insurance carriers, Experient Health provides customers with multiple policy options designed to meet wellness needs and financial requirements.

Experient Health grew out of Virginia Farm Bureau and is a “hometown agency” in that it operates a network of more than 100 offices. However, it boasts the resources and technology of larger firms.

Consultants are available online, via phone and through their offices.

Learn more at http://www.experienthealth.com, utilize the online health insurance quote calculator or contact a consultant directly at 855.677.6580.

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