safety-tips JP Maher is a local Fraser Valley self advocate who is focused on his own safety and the well being of others. He will be posting a variety of safety tips for self advocates and others. Feel free to leave some suggestions for JP by emailing him at  jpmaher2010@hotmail.com . JP will consider your questions or comments as soon as possible. Note that not all suggestions make it into JP’s Safety Tips do to being the same concerns repeated

 

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Everyone Can Make New Year’s Eve Celebrations Safer

  If you are celebrating the New Year with people outside your household, make sure you follow steps to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Wear a mask Wear a mask with two or more layers to stop the spread of COVID-19 to protect others and yourself. Wear your mask over your nose and mouth, secure it under your chin, and make sure it fits snugly against the sides of your face.

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COVID-19 Winter Holiday Guide

December 10, 2020 Find tips for celebrating the winter holiday season in a COVID-19-safe way There is no doubt this holiday season will be different for many of us, but you can still celebrate and make special memories with the people you live with.  Follow our tips below and try to enjoy the slower pace of the holidays this year. Give the gift of safety and good health Minimize the

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Fire safety for the holiday season

Victoria Sunday, December 13, 2020 10:00 AM Signs of the holiday season are everywhere, as lights are strung on people’s homes and decorated trees stand in front windows.But hidden underneath the sparkle is the fire risk that can accompany seasonal trimmings and celebrations. The Office of the Fire Commissioner (OFC) asks everyone to be fire safe in their homes this year. As reported to the OFC, there have been 113

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COVID-19 and Feeling Scared &Embarrassed

CLBC Covid 19 Safety Tips Negative emotions about feeling sick can be hurtful and make us want to avoid telling others. To better understand why telling others when we feel sick, and if we might have COVID-19, is so important, check out this helpful resource we have developed

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The B.C. Centre for Disease Control Halloween Tips 2020

Celebrate less socially and trick-or-treat locally this Halloween!     Skip Halloween parties this year Trick or treating in small groups can be a safe and a fun activity Get creative in making space when handing out treats No matter how you celebrate Halloween this year… Turn off your porch light and stay at home if you are sick or self-isolating. Try including a non-medical mask or face covering as

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Selfadvocatenet.com coverage of the Corona Virus Pandemic

Attention Self Advocates   The selfadvocatenet.com coverage of the Corona Virus pandemic also called COVID 19  is intended to inform Self Advocates by bringing you daily updates and information regarding this life-threatening situation so you stay healthy and safe.   We encourage all Self Advocates to follow the Ministry of Health guidelines so we can stop the spread of this virus quickly. We each must do our part to protect ourselves

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How to Avoid the Biggest Holiday Hazards for Kids

Food, fires, freeways and falls pose the biggest threats to young children. By Carrie Arnold Parents often work hard to give their children a joyous holiday filled with family togetherness. But holidays have their perils: Thousands of children will visit the emergency room this month. Kids can be reckless and unpredictable (“He put WHAT in his mouth? She climbed up WHERE?”), but the good news is that adults can take

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Holiday season safe travel reminder

Victoria Monday, December 16, 2019 10:00 AM The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure reminds travellers to use extra caution on B.C. highways when travelling in the heavier traffic that comes with the holidays. In the coming weeks, many British Columbians will be travelling to visit friends and family. It is important for everyone to plan ahead and drive according to the weather and road conditions. While maintenance crews strive to

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Top 10 Holiday Safety Tips 2019

This colorful graphic tip sheet provides easy reminders for keeping safety on the top of your to-do list this holiday season.     This From Website called Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) click here

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Seniors’ Guidebook To Safety And Security

“This guide is for seniors, their family members, caregivers, friends, and anyone else who may find it useful. It isn’t meant to include everything but tries to answer some common concerns when it comes to seniors’ safety and security. Our goal is to raise awareness of seniors’ safety issues to improve their quality of life. The information in this guide can also be used to help people and their loved

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