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First Aid and Emergencies

911 Emergencies
No one likes to think that something might happen to someone we care about. But whether we like it or not, emergencies do happen, and they require us to think and respond quickly.

What to Do After a Car Crash
Although you do your best to drive responsibly and defensively, it's still a good idea to know what to do just in case you end up in an accident.

The Flu: When to Get Help
Most teens recover from the flu after a few days. But how do you know when the flu can make you seriously ill? This article for teens explains when to get medical help.

Babysitting: Emergency Contact Sheet
The best time to prepare for an emergency is before it happens. If you're a teen babysitter, be sure parents have filled out a sheet like this and posted it near each phone.

Babysitting: Emergencies
At most babysitting jobs the worst thing that happens is a fight over the last ice pop. But what do you do if there's really an emergency? Get some tips in this article for teen babysitters.

Babysitting: Dealing With Allergic Reactions
What should you do if a child you're babysitting has an allergic reaction? Our tip sheet can help you be prepared.

Babysitting: Dealing With Asthma Flare-Ups
What should you do if a child you're babysitting has an asthma flare-up? Our tip sheet can help you be prepared.

Babysitting: Dealing With Broken Bones
What should you do if a child you're babysitting has a broken bone? Our tip sheet can help you be prepared.

Babysitting: Dealing With Bug Bites and Stings
What should you do if a child you're babysitting is bitten or stung? Our tip sheet can help you be prepared.

Babysitting: Dealing With Sunburn
What should you do if a child you're babysitting has sunburn? Our tip sheet can help you be prepared.

Babysitting: Dealing With Seizures
What should you do if a child you're babysitting has a seizure? Our tip sheet can help you be prepared.

Babysitting: Dealing With Burns
What should you do if a child you're babysitting gets burned? Our tip sheet can help you be prepared.

Babysitting: Dealing With a Poisoning
What should you do if a child you're babysitting has swallowed something poisonous? Our tip sheet for teens can help you be prepared.

Babysitting: Dealing With Choking
What should you do if a child you're babysitting is choking? Our tip sheet can help you be prepared.

Babysitting: Dealing With Nosebleeds
What should you do if a child you're babysitting has a nosebleed? Our tip sheet can help you be prepared.

Babysitting: Dealing With Cuts
What should you do if a child you're babysitting gets a cut? Our tip sheet can help you be prepared.

Babysitting: Dealing With Falls
What should you do if a child you're babysitting falls? Our tip sheet can help you be prepared.

Babysitting: Dealing With Eye Injuries
What should you do if a child you're babysitting gets an eye injury? Our tip sheet can help you be prepared.

Babysitting: Dealing With Vomiting
What should you do if a child you're babysitting starts throwing up? Our tips can help you be prepared.

Babysitting: Dealing With Poison Ivy/Oak/Sumac
What should you do if a child you're babysitting has a reaction to poison ivy, oak, or sumac? Our tips can help you be prepared.

Babysitting: Dealing With a Head Injury
What should you do if a child you're babysitting has a head injury? Our tips can help you be prepared.