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Be Burn Aware



Burn Awareness Week is February 5–11, 2017
Shriners Hospitals for Children will use the week
to kick off a year-long campaign focused on teaching
adults and children to “Be Burn Aware,” especially at home.










Watch our video

Be Burn Aware


"Helping families stay safe from fire and burn injuries goes beyond
my role on NBC's Chicago Fire, that's why I want everyone to
Be Burn Aware."

- Joe Minoso, actor and national ambassador for Be Burn Aware.


Meet Kilee


At 16 years old, Kilee's life was turned upside down.

Now she's thriving and wants families to always Be Burn Aware.

Year-round burn prevention


Every day, hundreds of children are taken to emergency rooms with burn injuries. 

Learn how you can prevent injuries from fires, scalds, electrical sources and other risks in the home.

Burn prevention materials


Have fun while learning about burn prevention with Boots and Brewster. Our complimentary burn prevention materials include age-appropriate activity books, posters and fact sheets.