May 31, 2022
Cookouts, fun in the sun and yummy s’mores around the campfire — summer is filled with good times, family and friends. But all that fun doesn’t come without hazards and danger of injury.
According to the CDC and American Burn Association, burns are a leading cause of accidental injury in the U.S., accounting for over 450,000 serious burn injuries a year.
Dr. Meg Garcia, Board-Certified General Surgeon with Grossman Burn Center at Research Medical Center, a part of HCA Midwest Health, discusses common burn hazards and how to make safety a part of your fun-in-the-sun plans.