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 →
AAA PROMise is a program offered by the Auto Club Group Traffic Safety Foundation to protect teens and everyone else on the roadways during prom and graduation season. Safe Kids Georgia assisted AAA in bringing the education to students at Sprayberry High School in Cobb County this week in anticipation of prom night on Saturday. The t
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Leading pediatric hospital and design organizations come together to increase public awareness of child well-being and safety through an interactive children’s playroom design.
ATLANTA, GA- Two leaders in children’s health care, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and SafeKids Georgia, have joined forces with Southface and Rabaut Design Associates to increase awareness of child safety, health and […]Continue Reading →
This session was moderated by Emma Harrington, Injury Prevention Director at Sheperd Center.
Garrett Townsend, Director, Public Affairs, AAA
Russell H. Henk, P.E. Program Manager & Senior Research Engineer, “Teens In the Driver’s Seat”
Kenneth Bain, Program Director, Cinema Drive
Garrett Townsend of AAA gave […]Continue Reading →
March is Brain Injury Awareness Month, take a moment to learn more about how to prevent a brain injury to yourself or someone you care about.
What is a Traumatic Brain Injury?
A traumatic brain injury (TBI) is defined as a blow or jolt to the head or a penetrating head injury that disrupts the […]Continue Reading →
Many thanks to our new corporate partner and event sponsor, AAA!
The Safe Kids Georgia Leadership Conference is a wonderful opportunity to bring together our 30+ coalition coordinators and their guests from around the state to provide training/education and idea sharing. This year’s event, “Leaders in Prevention” was a tremendous success with over 60 attendees […]Continue Reading →
Burns and Scalds
The smells coming from the kitchen stove can be hard for children resist. Here are a few tips to keep your child safe from potential burns in and out of the kitchen.
Fire and burn injuries are one of the leading causes of child injury deaths in […]Continue Reading →
Who: Courtney Brittain and Savannah Young
Position: Interns, Safe Kids Georgia
Major: Both in Health Promotion
College: Both attending University of Georgia
Get to know Courtney Brittain…
I took an injury prevention class as an elective at UGA and was immediately hooked! It amazes me how many […]Continue Reading →
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 may not be paying attention to you, especially when backing out of parking spaces. For parents of teens, remind them to be extra alert during this […]Continue Reading →
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