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In honor of Burn Awareness week, Children’s Hospital hosts first event of its kind

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Alana Schreiber
Madilyn Helmstetter, 3, plays with fire safety toys at the Children's Hospital New Orleans' burn awareness event

February 6-12 is National Burn Awareness week. Last Saturday, Children’s Hospital New Orleans partnered with the New Orleans Fire Department to hold an event to educate families about fire safety and burn treatment.

Louisiana Considered’s Managing Producer Alana Schreiber attended the event where she spoke with nurses, firefighters and pediatric burn surgeon Dr. Nicole Koprari to learn more about burn awareness and recovery.

Alana Schreiber is the managing producer for the live daily news program, Louisiana Considered. She comes to WRKF from KUNC in Northern Colorado, where she worked as a radio producer for the daily news magazine, Colorado Edition. She has previously interned for Minnesota Public Radio in St. Paul and The Documentary Group in New York City.