Thanksgiving Safety Tips

With the holiday season officially here, now is the perfect time to share tips for staying safe while prepping Thanksgiving dinners, traveling, and Black Friday shopping. We have added 5 new safety graphics below that you can easily download and share with your community on Neighbors throughout the holiday season. 

Have a Safe and Happy Thanksgiving Weekend!



Sample message: “Always remember to plan ahead if you will be celebrating. If you plan to drink, plan for a sober driver to take you home. Is it your turn to be the designated driver? Take that role seriously and do not consume alcohol, not even one drink."

(Source: United States Department of Transportation)

Don’t Drink and Drive!



Sample message:  
"Did you know? The holiday season is known for being merry and bright, but it is also known for being the deadliest season when it comes to impaired driving. Every holiday season, lives are lost due to impaired drivers. #Don'tDrinkandDrive"

(Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration)

 Cooking Safety / Fire Facts



Sample message:
Did you know? Thanksgiving is the leading day of the year for home fires involving cooking equipment. Knowing where potential cooking hazards exist and taking basic precautions to prevent them can go a long way toward ensuring a fire-safe holiday. Learn more about cooking hazards at NFPA.ORG”

(Source National Fire Protection Association)

 Holiday Safety During COVID-19



Sample message:
“ Thanksgiving may look different for many people this year. When you're making plans, consider the level of risk, number of people and community levels of COVID-19"

(Source: American Red Cross)

Travel Tips During Covid-19



Sample message:
If you have to travel, follow these #COVID19 prevention measures to help keep yourself and others safe this winter."

(Source: American Red Cross)

Holiday Online Safety



Sample message:
“Holiday season is just around the corner which means tempting sales and deals. Remember, these online safety tips while you shop:

-Shop on websites you trust
-Have strong passwords
-Use safe payment methods
For more safety tips on shopping visit:

(Source: Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency)


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