Children Safety this Fall


As California enters the cooler fall months, it’s important for families to pay close attention to the health and well-being of their children. The California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) would like everyone to know some tips on how to keep children and infants safe this fall.

When traveling or playing outside with kids, here are some safety tips to keep in mind:

Weather and Alerts

Wearing Proper Clothing

When outdoors with children or infants, wearing the proper clothing is crucial.

  • Wearing light-colored, as the daylight gets shorter so does visibility
  • Monitor children when they are playing near leaves. Leaves can hide sharp or dangerous items.


  • With kids back in school and cold and flu season approaching, teaching kids about handwashing can help keep your little ones safe.
  • When playing outside, keeping wet wipes, hand sanitizer or other anti-bacteria items handing can keep you from bring those germs home.

Let’s keep our families safe this fall.

Additional Fall Safety Tips:

Resource Hub – Listos California

Prepare Your Family for Back-to-School Season with Potentially Life-Saving Emergency Planning | Cal OES News

Fall Colors (

Summer Leaves, Fall Approaches: Wildfire Threats Remain | Cal OES News

Winter Virus Prevention (

Cal/OSHA Safety and Health Guidance: COVID-19 Infection Prevention in Child Care Programs