How many meals have you shared with an NFL player? Well, you can add one to that list on October 16th! Safe Kids Georgia is proud to announce that will be joined by NFL member Buddy Curry during our Annual Awards Breakfast this year, coming up in just a couple weeks.

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Whitfield County residents found themselves sleeping much better at night after June 2015. Thanks to a project by Safe Kids Dalton, The American Red Cross and the Whitfield County Fire Department (Safe Kids Dalton Lead agency),  and with help from CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) – 474 smoke detectors and alarms were installed in homes […]

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Last week in Washington DC Safe Kids Georgia staff and coalition leaders attended the Child Injury Prevention Convention, or PREVCON hosted by Safe Kids Worldwide. Also in attendance were Safe Kids coalition members from 45 states and Network members from 24 countries around the world.

It was especially an honor to […]

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It’s the first week of August and kids are heading to back to school! This is a busy time for children and families. Between school supplies, new clothes and sports tryouts, parents may not think about safety issues.  During back to school time, Safe Kids Georgia wants to remind parents and caregivers to talk to […]

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Each July 4th, thousands of people, most often children and teens, are injured while using consumer fireworks.

With July 4th just around the corner, it’s important to know how to safely handle and operate fireworks. Every year, there are numerous children sent to the emergency room with firework-related injuries and most, it not all, […]

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 Governor Nathan Deal, First Lady Sandra Deal, and State Agencies Warn of the Dangers of
Leaving Children Unattended In Vehicles 

 In a news conference today Governor Nathan Deal, First Lady Sandra Deal, and leaders of several state agencies called for families and caregivers of children to have heightened awareness of the […]

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Safe Kids Georgia would like to welcome our newest Cobb County coordinator, Lisa Grisham!

What excites you most about Safe Kids?
I’ve been involved with Safe Kids for 17 years in different roles and the one thing that I still love the most is how we make […]

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What is Safe Kids Day?
Safe Kids Day is an annual fundraiser presented by Nationwide Insurance that aims to celebrate kids and raise awareness about keeping kids safe from preventable injuries.

Why is it important?
Most people are surprised to hear that the #1 leading cause of death among children ages 0-19 is […]

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The weather in Georgia is beautiful and this is the time of year when families are opening their windows to take advantage of the rising temperatures. We at Safe Kids Georgia want to provide you with a few window safety tips to allow your kids to explore the outside without the risk of falling […]

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As a part of the 75th anniversary of the Greater Dalton Chamber Business Expo, Safe Kids Dalton coordinator, Chris West organized a booth for the Whitfield County Fire Department and featured Safe Kids. In addition to displaying information on Safe Kids there is also a Child Passenger Safety Technician course that took place at the expo.

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