Burn Awareness Week – February 5-11, 2017

Burn Awareness Week, observed the first full week in February, is an acknowledged ‘window of opportunity’ for burn/fire prevention organizations to mobilize burn, fire and life safety educators to unite in sharing a common burn awareness and prevention message in our communities. Burn Awareness Week, celebrated early in the year, is an excellent opportunity to “kick off” a year full of burn awareness education. The 2017 Burn Awareness Week dates are February 5-11, 2017.

A complete fresh set of resource materials for National Burn Awareness Week and all of 2017 are available at the link below for your use.

American Burn Association Website —> http://www.ameriburn.org/nbaw.php

The FireFighters Burn Fund Victoria, BC is the local burn fund that raises funds for everything burn-related including prevention through to Burn Patient care.

We have an information booth setup in the new Patient Care Centre at the Royal Jubilee Hospital. Stop by the week of February 5 to get some great info on fire and burn prevention.

Please have a look through our site. Thank you for your support and have a great fire safe week.

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