Thanks for a great virtual walk today!
Guns in the Home
Dear Walkers,

Thank you to those of you who joined us live for our June 2021 virtual Walk with a Doc!

For the June 2021 walk, we welcomed Dr. Terence McAllister who gave a brief, family-friendly talk on Guns in the Home and then took parent questions live. 

AAP Parenting Resources
The American Academy of Pediatrics offers parents up-to-date medical information on a wide range of pediatric topics. Here are a few on-point with our talk this month.

Follow these links to learn more (all links are available in English and Spanish by pressing the link at the very top of each page to change language).
Guns in the Home

Did you know that roughly a third of U.S. homes with children have guns? In fact, nearly 2 million children live with unlocked, loaded guns. Parents may not realize what a serious injury risk a gun in the home is, especially for children.

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www.healthychildren.org
Is There an Unlocked Gun Where Your Child Plays?

A gun, found by a child, can change lives forever in just a few moments. The American Academy of Pediatrics reminds families to other parents if there is an unlocked gun in the home where their child is going to play.

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www.healthychildren.org
10 Things Parents Can Do to Prevent Suicide

​As children grow into teenagers, it becomes more challenging for parents to know what they are thinking and feeling. When do the normal ups and downs of adolescence become something to worry about? It's important to learn about the factors that...

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www.healthychildren.org
Getting Your Child Ready for the COVID-19 Vaccine

​Children need protection from COVID-19 both for their health and the health of family and friends. New COVID-19 variants and more in-person activities mean the virus is still being transmitted, and kids are still getting sick. Now that the...

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www.healthychildren.org
Next Walks on
Sunday, July 11 (English)
Sunday, August 15 (Spanish)
When it is safe to do so, we will resume our in-person walks in Las Vegas and Reno.

In the meantime:
  • Keep walking every day
  • Wear sunscreen
  • Bring water
  • Keep 6 feet from other people
  • For everyone 2 years and older, wear a mask when you aren't vaccinated and can't socially distance

We hope to "see" you at our future virtual walks. We will send registration details and a flyer soon.