National Poison Prevention Week is March 19th – 25th

Medications are the leading cause of child poisoning. In 2013, over 59,000 children were seen in emergency room for medicine poisoning. That’s one child every nine minutes. Almost all of these visits are because the child got into medicines during a moment […]

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One of the most common questions parents and caregivers have regarding their child’s car seat is, “Is it safe?”. While all car seats rated by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) are safe, car seats do differ in ease of use. The NHTSA provides an Ease of Use rating system for consumers to […]

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The Safe Kids Georgia team is thrilled to welcome our Spring 2017 Interns! Both are from the University of Georgia and have a passion for keeping Georgia’s children free from accidental injury.

Robert Breazu
Growing up in both Romania and right here in Georgia, I have had the opportunity to live within a few […]

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This holiday season, take a moment & make sure you’re traveling safely. And remember to share these tips with your loved ones!

ON THE ROAD

Watch out for Distracted Drivers and Pedestrians

Shopping center parking lots are busier during the holidays. Keep an eye out for distracted pedestrians and drivers who […]

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Recently, Safe Kids Georgia Program Coordinator Mahwish Javed and Operations Coordinator Laura Coleman visited four coalitions in the Coastal Georgia area. The goal of the trip was to check in with the coalitions and talk with each about their successes and challenges with their coalitions.

The first day they went from Safe […]

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Recently, our Centers for Disease Control Fellow for Safe Kids Georgia, Sirena Gandy, had an opportunity to learn more about Rhea Chawla and all that she is doing to help educate the community about road safety.

1. Tell us about yourself.

I am a junior at Flowery Branch High School in Hall County. […]

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Safe Kids Georgia urges families to check their smoke alarms and practice their home fire safety drill

Working smoke alarms reduce the chances of dying in a fire by nearly 50 percent per Safe Kids Worldwide and they are a critical first step for staying safe, but in order to be effective, […]

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Child Passenger Safety Week is September 18-24, 2016 and culminates with National Seat Check Saturday on September 24.

Safe Kids will host nearly 500 child passenger events across the country, offering guidance from certified Child Passenger Safety Technicians to help parents provide the best protection for their kids. For a full list of events […]

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Safe Kids Georgia had a gaggle of walkers and runners at the 8th Annual Digital Dash! Our group included  Safe Kids Georgia staff, Safe Kids Coordinators from local coalitions, Safe Kids Georgia board members, former interns and friends. In fact, two former SKG interns placed 1st and 2nd in their age group – congratulations to […]

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