The 4th of July is full of fun traditions like parades, cookouts, baseball, and most importantly, fireworks!

While fireworks can be an exciting highlight of your family’s 4th of July, they can also be dangerous if not used properly.  The safest way to enjoy fireworks as part of your holiday celebration is […]

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Safe Kids Gwinnett, led by Gwinnett County Fire and Emergency Services, held their first coalition meeting on June 5th! At this meeting, various stakeholders in the community were introduced to the work that Safe Kids Georgia does and the relationship that the state office has with the coalition.

There were a multitude of representatives from […]

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This month, Safe Kids Georgia had the honor of participating in the 2nd Annual OHSO Safety Expo event at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The event was held outdoors on the Roybal and  Chamblee campus and many other organizations including DeKalb Fire Department and Georgia Power were in attendance. The purpose […]

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It is important to ensure your child is well hydrated when they participate in sports year long, but during the hot, humid summer months in Georgia hydration needs to be highlighted!

Dehydration occurs when a body loses more water than it takes in. During sports play and practice, this happens through sweating. Higher heat […]

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As we wrap up the end of another great school year, we reflect 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 youth and Safe Kids Georgia/Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta serve as the state partner […]

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The World’s Largest Swimming Lesson™ (WLSL) is a promotional event designed to raise awareness of the importance of teaching children to swim to help prevent drowning. According to the World Health Organization, drowning is one of the top five causes of death in people ages 1 to 14, but it is preventable. Swimming lessons are […]

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 Safe Kids Georgia would like to introduce you to our interns for  Summer 2019. We are very excited to have them on board!

Amina Omar

MPH candidate, University of Georgia, Health Promotion & Accounting, May 2021

I am from Duluth, Georgia. I am working towards my Bachelor’s in Health Promotion […]

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