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, […]Continue Reading →
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 […]Continue Reading →
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 […]Continue Reading →
Since 2009, Digital Insurance has raised more than $275,000 through the Digital Dash that benefited Safe Kids Georgia and its lead organization, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. Please consider showing your support by joining us in the lovely Marietta Square for this Peachtree Road Race-qualifying event. And after the race, stay for music, snacks, prizes and […]Continue Reading →
Last week Safe Kids Georgia hosted two workshops in partnership with Teens in Driver Seat (TDS), based in Texas. In an effort to reach coordinators across the state, one workshop was held at the Macon Health Department and the other at the Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta offices.
Teens in […]Continue Reading →
The Fourth of July is a time for celebration across the country, and fireworks are a crowd favorite each year. Safe Kids Georgia reminds parents that while fireworks can be fun to watch, they also can be dangerous, especially around kids, so whenever possible, leave the firework displays to the professionals.
Fireworks, including sparklers and […]Continue Reading →
Safe Kids Georgia reminds parents to keep an eye out and avoid preventable injuries during the summer
The summer is one of the most exciting times of the year for your kids, but it’s also a time when kids can be at risk for injuries. That’s why Safe Kids Georgia is encouraging all parents and […]Continue Reading →
Safe Kids Georgia was proud to stand by Governor Nathan Deal, First Lady Sandra Deal and DECAL Commissioner, Amy Jacobs to remind parents, caregivers, and the public about the dangers of leaving children unattended in vehicles. On the steps of the Georgia State Capitol, Governor Deal said, “If you see a child in a closed […]Continue Reading →
As part of a grant received from the Atlanta Braves Foundation, Safe Kids Georgia coalitions recently held bike rodeos in order to educate local children and families on bike and helmet safety. The children learn the importance of wearing a bike helmet and why it’s critical to use it properly, then many of them got […]Continue Reading →
Ghost Out is a program specifically designed to target high school students and to spread the awareness about the dangers of drinking and driving, using drugs and driving, obeying the speed laws, and wearing seatbelts. This program is presented during prom and graduation season. Safe Kids Georgia supports this program because traffic crashes are the […]Continue Reading →
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