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Burn Prevention & Burn First Aid Workshop


"STORYBOOK STRATEGY - Debbie Karaman, (with book) the Burn Prevention Educator at the Grossman Burn Center in Los Angeles, uses storybooks to help teach parents and their young children about burn prevention." Photo credit: Tanya Sorkin, Chief Program Officer, Children's Burn Foundation

In groups vulnerable to burn injury, such as seniors and young children, there are small changes people can make in and away from home which they can implement to reduce their burn risk, said Debbie Karaman, the Burn Prevention Educator at the Grossman Burn Center at West Hills Hospital & Medical Center in Los Angeles. Full Story

Area seniors and parents of young children are the focus of a workshop on burn prevention and burn first aid scheduled at the Oakhurst Branch Library from 10:30 a.m. to 12 noon on Saturday, May 27, 2017. The titles of these presentations are “Careful, That’s Hot!” for families and “Burn Prevention for Seniors.”

The free event is sponsored by the Friends of the Oakhurst Branch Library (FOBL). The presentation will be held in the Oakhurst Library’s Community Room located at 49044 Civic Circle Drive. For more information, call the library at (559) 683-4838 or visit oakhurstfobl.com.

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