106.3 WORD Cover Story

Staying Ahead Of Summer Problems

Patrick Gentry
June 13, 2019 - 5:45 am

In this week’s 106.3 WORD Cover Story, it’s summertime! That means, vacations, road trips, pool parties, and a host of other activities that will bring you outside.

Summer is a time of year that brings its own special set of problems along with the sunshine. You can suffer certain heat related ailments, your car needs special attention, and there is a new, easier way to perform CPR on someone unconscious.

In this week’s cover story, we have you covered from how to take care of your vehicle as well as yourself and learn the new method of performing CPR. It’s 106.3 WORD Cover Stories.

Keeping Yourself/Kids Safe

I had the opportunity to speak with Bridget Watson, Program Coordinator for Safe Kids Upstate and she told me that summertime can bring more problems than any other season and I asked her about some of the most common types of child injuries during the summer.

"Hands Only" CPR

One way to become a tool in keeping other’s safe is the use of CPR. Patrick Gentry learned there is a new way to perform CPR.

I went down to Prisma Health’s Life Center and spoke to “Hands Only” CPR instructor Christina Freeman to learn the new way to perform CPR.

Keep Your Ride Running Smoothly

Patrick Gentry talked to Tiffany Wright with Triple A of the Carolinas about one often overlooked item that also needs to stay tip top shape during the upcoming days of heat.

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