While this school year will certainly look different for many kids, safety should remain to be at the forefront. Whether your child’s school will be conducted in-person or virtually, it is important to keep the following tips in mind to ensure your child is safe when traveling to and from school.

Phones down, heads up […]

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Firework Safety

On July 2, 2020 By

Source: KidsHealth Medical Expert

Nothing says Fourth of July like fireworks! But before you head to the store to purchase them, be sure you know all there is to know about handling fireworks.

What Are the Dangers of Fireworks?

If not handled […]

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As we wrap up the end of another great school year, we reflect with gratitude on the collaboration between the Georgia Department of Transportation and Texas A&M Transportation Institute. Teens in the Driver Seat® has developed a national reach of more than 1.3 million children. Safe Kids Georgia/Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta proudly serve as the state […]

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Fall Prevention

On June 2, 2020 By

With many families still sheltering in place, it is important to be mindful of ways you can prevent fall injuries in and around your home. Check out the following tips on what you can do to ensure that your home is fall-proof.

With families spending more time at home there is an increased risk of accidental poisoning among children. However, adolescents and adults are at risk as well for using a product in the wrong way, by the wrong person or in the wrong amount.

Here are a few tips and recommendations to help prevent accidental poisonings […]

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Safe Kids coalitions have jumped into action by providing virtual outreach, education and assistance to families in need during the pandemic. From safety videos to curbside helmet distribution to no-touch car seat education and assistance, Safe Kids coalitions continue to fill a vital need in the community. We are proud to share a […]

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Please join us as we say goodbye to our Spring 2020 Interns! This was a unique semester for them and required flexibility at a heightened level.

Rory Croawell

University of Georgia, Health Promotion, May 2020

Favorite Project: My favorite project of this semester was the 2019 Annual Report. The other interns and I got to work as a team to analyze […]

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