Protect Your Home Against Fire…Planning Saves Lives

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Protect Your Home Against Fire…Planning Saves Lives

  • Never leave small children alone in the home, even for a minute.

  • Install smoke alarms in furnace and sleeping areas. Check batteries once a month.

  • Plan several escape routes from the house. Plan a place to meet right after leaving the house.

  • Conduct home fire drills.

  • Do not smoke in bed.

  • Dispose of cigarette butts, matches, and ashes with care.

  • Keep matches and lighters away from children.

  • Be sure your gas water heater is off the ground. Spilled flammable liquids will be ignited by the pilot light.

  • Do not clean clothes with flammable liquids.

  • Place a barrier around open flames.

  • Do not wear loose-fitting clothing near a stove, fireplace, or open space heater.

  • Have your heating system checked and cleaned yearly.

  • Check electric appliances and cords regularly for wear or loose connections.

  • Use only 15-ampere fuses for lighting circuits. Never use a substitute for a fuse.

  • Place fire extinguishers around the home where the risk of fire is greatest — in the kitchen and furnace room, and near the fireplace.

In Case Of Fire

  • Get everyone outside right away. Go to your planned meeting place.

  • Do not stop to dress or put out the fire. (Most deaths occur from suffocation due to hot fumes and smoke, not from direct burning.)

  • Call the fire department from a neighbor's house.

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I absolutely love this office, and everyone, from the doctors, nurses, and medial assistants to the entire front and back office teams, is exceptional and incredibly caring. We also happen to live in the Stapleton area, but I feel so lucky to have such an excellent pediatric office so close. I haven’t seen every provider, but we have had several and we love them all. Now not every provider is going to be a good fit for every family, but that’s what great - this practice has a variety of personalities. However, I have found all of them to be extremely knowledgeable, personable, caring and patient - I know our PCP is superb and I refer this practice all the time. Additionally, I have called their triage line several times and have received excellent advice. They also provide forms and fill prescription refills in a timely manner. Additionally, their office hours are good, and I believe during the winter months, then tend to provide a Saturday clinic, which is awesome. Overall, unless we move, we are staying with Stapleton Pediatrics. My only hope is that the practice grows. Katie Jan 15,2015

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2975 Roslyn Street
Suite 100
Denver, CO 80238

303-399-7900
FAX: 303-399-7999

MONDAY-FRIDAY: 8am to 5pm
SATURDAY: 8am to 12:30pm

  • Sick Visits only on Saturdays
  • Our Denver pediatrics office is closed every day from 12:30-1:30 for lunch
  • We are closed on major holidays
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1258 South Pearl Street
Suite 110
Denver, CO 80210

303-399-7970
FAX: 303-399-7905

MONDAY-FRIDAY: 8am to 5pm 
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  • Saturday sick appts seen at Stapleton Pediatrics office only
  • Our office is closed every day from 12:30-1:30 for lunch
  • We are closed on major holidays
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