safety-lds-orgThe Church has just provided a new section of about Safety and Health at

The site includes the following sections:

The Fact Sheets have very helpful safety guidelines on various topics that are useful in church settings, but also helpful to families in general.

  • Avian Influenza (bird flu)
  • Communicable Diseases, such as Cytomegalovirus (CMV); Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease; and Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA)
  • Disaster Cleanup Guidelines—Church Volunteers
  • Floodwater Facts for Volunteers
  • Food Safety
  • Heat Illness Prevention
  • Pandemic Planning, such as Home and Family Preparedness, Sheltering-in-Place, and Social Distancing
  • Severe Weather Planning
  • Tick Bites
  • West Nile Virus
  • Youth Handcart Trek Guidelines

If your ward or stake is planning a handcart trek this summer, be sure to review the trek safety guidelines.

There are also posters that can be printed to post in the nursery.


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