During the holiday season, a lot of potential accidents can happen. The mix of stress, excitement, tiredness, or even alcohol, can create unexpected injuries. In fact, there have been a great number of people each year who have had cuts, falls and burns during the holidays. Urgent care in Tacoma has put together some tips on how to stay safe during the holidays spent at home.
Various accidents can happen on Thanksgiving. In fact, Tacoma urgent care clinics receive a higher number of patients during the holidays. This is because people are busy preparing for the Thanksgiving dinner and forget to take extra caution.
Dinner hosts spend hours in the kitchen, exposed to risks of cuts and burns. Others decorate the house, going as far as putting up Christmas lights and climbing onto the roof to place Santa’s sleigh. This makes them prone to muscle strains and fractures should they fall or slip. Food poisoning is common as well, with guests eating bad turkey or other contaminated food.
Pretty Gritty Tours is a fun and worthwhile activity you can attend with the whole family. Depending on your moods, you can choose to explore a unique aspect of Tacoma every time. Some of the tours include walking visits to Boomtown, to see the history of the railroad industry.
In the past couple of years, The Color Run event has been successful in enticing folks to take up running as a healthy habit. Not only did they make it appealing by highlighting the health benefits derived from this physical activity, but they also actually made it fun by incorporating colors. Continue reading
With the lovely summer weather, many families will plan on spending their days outdoors and there is no better way than camping. It is, after all, one of America’s favorite pastimes. Currently, the campsites in the Tacoma Power Parks in Western Washington is open to the public. Campers can set up tents or RVs to enjoy boating, hiking, picnics, swimming, and general summertime fun.
Summer is here and the Tacoma Swim Club is rolling out a range of thrilling activities. You can join swim competitions such as the UPAC Mark Olson Classic on April 30 and the 1st Sockeye Spring Open on May 15. If you’re a beginner who just wants to have fun while beating the summer heat, you can also take swimming lessons at the club.