Safe Kids Georgia would like to introduce you to our interns for Spring 2020.

We are very excited to have them on board!

Sarah Barkley

MPH Candidate, University of Georgia, May 2020

I am from Columbia, South Carolina and I am currently working towards my MPH […]

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Unintentional burn injuries are a significant risk in households, particularly for children. They have thinner skin than adults, which can result in more serious injuries from a burn or scald. With this week being National Burn Awareness Week, here are 5 quick tips to keep you and your family safe!

Create a Kid-Free Zone Teach […]

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With Super Bowl Sunday this past weekend, millions were glued to their television, whether it be to watch the game, judge the halftime performance, or even catch their favorite commercials. In recognition of National T.V. Safety Day, on February 1st, here are a few statistics to consider:

Source: https://www.safekids.org/infographic/tv-tip-over-infographic

By contrast, only […]

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In collaboration with our partners at Teens in the Driver’s Seat® last semester students across the state had the opportunity to take part in the 7th annual Zero Crazy activity to increase seat belt use around their school campus. High school student teams were asked to observe teen drivers and passengers and log […]

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When shopping for older children, skates and skateboards can make for the perfect toy. However, it is important to make sure you buy the right safety gear to ensure that your child is riding safe. With plenty of practice and these safety tips, your kids can roll smart and safe. For more information on toy […]

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Annie Ndolo

MPH Candidate (May 2020), University of Georgia, Epidemiology

Favorite Project: Personally, I enjoy statistics, so my favorite project during my time at SKG was gathering data for our coalitions’ Community Needs Assessments. I got to search the DPH’s OASIS database for the incidence of seven specific unintentional injuries and compile it for our […]

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Bike Safety

On December 11, 2019 By

Bicycles can make for the perfect toy during the holiday season, but it is important to consider all of the safety precautions before letting your little ones pedal down the street. For more information on bike safety, please visit our Toy Safety page.

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