Safe Kids Athens
Safe Kids Athens is a grassroots coalition led by Athens Regional Medical Center. Our mission is to prevent accidental injury among children nineteen and under within our community through:
- Community partnerships
- Public awareness
- Distribution of safety equipment and education on its proper use
Our Lead Agency
Athens Regional Health System is one of Northeast Georgia’s largest health care systems. Comprised of an acute care facility with 350-plus beds, four urgent care centers, a quality network of physicians and specialists, a health maintenance organization and a home health agency, Athens Regional is a progressive health care system committed to excellence and dedicated to improving the health, wellness and quality of life of our communities.
The cornerstone of the Health System is Athens Regional Medical Center. Athens Regional is a regional referral center, offering services such as maternal/child, advanced imaging, minimally invasive surgeries, an American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer approved oncology department and a nationally recognized cardiovascular program. Athens Regional was recently recognized as a TOP 100 in the nation in hospitals preferred by women; among the best hospitals in the region for gastroenterology and pulmonary procedures according to US News and World Report; and named the 2011 Large Hospital of the Year for the State of Georgia by the Georgia Alliance of Community Hospitals. Athens Regional is the only locally owned and governed hospital in the region it serves. For more information, visit www.armc.org.
Karen Pittard, Safe Kids Athens Coordinator
Piedmont Athens Regional
1199 Prince Ave, Athens, GA 30606
Phone number: (706)475-7032
Safe Kids Athens Photos
The latest photos can be found at our Flickr page.