This month we are delighted to share some exciting happenings provided by Erin Green, Coalition Coordinator of Safe Kids Gainesville/Hall County, which is led by Northeast Georgia Medical Center.
One of the programs we offer in Hall County provides children with a life jacket to use for the day through our Life Jacket Loaner Stations. We […]Continue Reading →
Once babies take their first steps, there’s no stopping them. Toddlers delight in using their new walking super power as much as possible, and, as kids get older, they crave the freedom and independence of walking to school and playing outside.
As soon as kids are on the move, parents need to start talking […]Continue Reading →
From the Summer 2018 Interns:
“We loved working at Safe Kids Georgia this summer! From public health to non-profit work, we learned so much and the experience we gained from this opportunity will be invaluable to our futures. We wish the next group of interns the best of luck and hope you enjoy your time here as […]Continue Reading →
Here’s some helpful information and tips for parents about heatstroke prevention for kids to raise awareness on National Heatstroke Prevention Day.
Top Tips for Preventing Heatstroke
Reduce the number of deaths from heatstroke by remembering to ACT.
Avoid heatstroke-related injury and death by never leaving a child alone in a car, not even for a minute. And […]Continue Reading →
While drowning in swimming pools gets significant attention, the fact is that more children and teens fatally drown in lakes, rivers, oceans, reservoirs and other types of open water. According to a new research report from Safe Kids Worldwide and Nationwide’s Make Safe Happen program, it’s important to be aware of, and talk to your children […]Continue Reading →
On Thursday, July 12th Safe Kids Georgia attended the MedKids camp at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta – Egleston to bring awareness to the middle schoolers in attendance about the importance of being safe while they have fun this summer! The Safe Kids Summer Interns broke the ice by playing Musical Chairs with a safety twist. […]Continue Reading →
Young children are explorers, and as they develop, they often learn by touch and by putting things into their mouths. Liquid laundry detergent packets are designed to dissolve in water. When they come in contact with wet hands or mouths, they start to dissolve and might release the concentrated liquid. We want to keep kids […]Continue Reading →
On Wednesday, June 27th, Safe Kids Georgia attended the 2018 Georgia Fire Safety Symposium at the Georgia Public Safety Training Center. The Symposium was an educational forum where new and modern techniques were taught that are required in the responsibilities of the Office of Commissioner of Insurance relating to engineering/building inspections, hazardous materials inspections, and […]Continue Reading →
With summer months here, families hike the path less traveled with their backpacks, sleeping bags and tents to sleep under the stars. While this is a fun and adventurous experience, camping can pose some harm to your children and family. It is important to be aware of your surroundings and do some research before hitting the […]Continue Reading →