Spare yourself the trauma with Brenna Benjamin.

Brenna Benjamin handles Trauma Program Injury Prevention and Outreach for Emergency Services at NorthBay Healthcare. Her blog focuses on preventive safety measures and true trauma encounters.

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Brenna started writing for this blog September of 2017.

Latest Blog Posts

Holiday Partying Done Right

December 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

For many, the holiday season is about spending time with family and friends and usually involves festive gatherings, good food and laughter.

It also means a lot of travel and, for many, parties that include alcohol. So while the holidays can be an exciting time, there are some important things to consider to help keep you and your guests safe...
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Tips to Keep Your Holidays Safe

November 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

'Tis the season for festive gatherings and bright decorations - and the potential dangers they bring.

Decorations, lights, and trees create a jolly tone but they also have some hidden dangers. Here are some tips to keep your family safe, and spare yourself some trauma this holiday season:

Check Your Lighting

The twinkling holiday lights make spirits bright, but can...
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Holiday Travel Brings Safety Reminder

November 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

The holiday season is nearly here and with it comes more time on the road, traveling to see friends and family.

So now is the perfect time to remember some basic seatbelt safety advice - tips that can help you spare yourself the trauma.

Prevention is the best way to avoid trauma injuries. Always practice safe driving and wear your...
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Is It An Emergency?

October 31, 2018 | 0 Comments

Illness or injuries come when you least expect them: You trip carrying in your groceries and suddenly your ankle is swollen and can't bear weight, or your baby develops a high fever after hours or on the weekend.

Sometimes the unexpected situation brings uncertainty about where to go for care, especially if the symptoms seem severe and your regular doctor's...
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NorthBay Joins in Safety Awareness Event

October 04, 2018 | 0 Comments

NorthBay Healthcare will be among the organizations sharing information at the Stay Alive Second Annual Safety Awareness Event in Vallejo Oct. 13.

The event, hosted by the Midsi Sanchez Foundation for Child Safety, will be held from noon to 4 p.m. at the Vallejo Waterfrotn Park, 298 Mare Island Way in Vallejo. Admission is free and the vent will feature...
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