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The Fourth of July is a time for celebration across the country, and fireworks are a crowd favorite each year. Safe Kids Georgia reminds parents that while fireworks can be fun to watch, they also can be dangerous, especially around kids, so whenever possible, leave the firework displays to the professionals.
Fireworks, including sparklers and […]Continue Reading →
Safe Kids Georgia reminds parents to keep an eye out and avoid preventable injuries during the summer
The summer is one of the most exciting times of the year for your kids, but it’s also a time when kids can be at risk for injuries. That’s why Safe Kids Georgia is encouraging all parents and […]Continue Reading →
Safe Kids Georgia was proud to stand by Governor Nathan Deal, First Lady Sandra Deal and DECAL Commissioner, Amy Jacobs to remind parents, caregivers, and the public about the dangers of leaving children unattended in vehicles. On the steps of the Georgia State Capitol, Governor Deal said, “If you see a child in a closed […]Continue Reading →
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 →
On April 29, 2016 By SafeKidsGeorgia
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 →
On March 21, 2016 By SafeKidsGeorgia
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 →
On March 9, 2016 By SafeKidsGeorgia
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 →