HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With much of Pennsylvania expecting significantsnowfall, the Department of Health today reminded residents to take steps to protect their health when shoveling deep snow.
"For people who do not exercise regularly, shoveling large amounts of snow can overtax your heart or cause serious sprains
The department offered the following tips to make shoveling safer:
If using a snowblower, be sure to read and follow all safety instructions and stay aware of others who may be nearby.
For more information about the Department of Health, visit www.health.state.pa.us.
Media contact: Stacy Kriedeman, 717-787-1783
SOURCE Pennsylvania Department of Health
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