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Pokémon Go Safety Reminder

Pokémon Go Safety Reminder

 

 

 

As the popularity of Nintendo’s Pokémon Go app continues to grow, the Department of Public Safety and the Environmental Health & Safety Committee would like to remind students, faculty and staff to stay ALERT and always be aware of your surroundings. 

 

  • Be alert at all times
  • Stay aware of your surroundings
  • Play in pairs or as a group to ensure your safety 
  • Do not drive or ride your bike, skateboard, or other device while interacting with the app…you can’t do both safety
  • Do not trespass onto private property or go to areas you usually would not if you weren’t playing Pokémon Go
  • Always tell someone where you will be and how long you plan to be gone.
  • Be aware and tell your kids about “stranger-danger”.  The app may draw strangers together in real life at ‘Pokéstops’
  • Parents - be aware of 3rd party software apps claiming to enhance the gaming experience however, these 3rd party apps only gives access to sensitive data - i.e. name, email, calendar

 

Stay alert!  Be Safe and enjoy!


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