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Tips to stay safe when walking on snow and ice


January 19, 2022

Winter is here, and snow has already covered our region, making getting around a challenge. Slips and falls can cause serious harm as conditions of roads, parking lots and sidewalks worsen in winter weather. They can cause injuries ranging from minor bruises, cuts and abrasions to more serious fractures, spinal cord damage and concussions.

Slipping and falling on ice or snow may seem minor but can really cause serious injury when someone is outside in colder temperatures. Medical experts at St. Francis Hospital urge everyone to take caution as it can be surprising how much damage taking a...

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