The holiday season is one of the most exciting times of the year for everyone, but it’s also a time when kids can be at risk for injuries.
Did you know? In 2012: An estimated 192,000 children were treated in an emergency room for a toy-related injury. 3,270 children 19 and under were […]Continue Reading →
Everyone loves a good scare on Halloween, but not when it comes to child safety. On average, children are more than twice as likely to be hit by a car and killed on Halloween than on any other day of the year. Safe Kids Georgia urges drivers, children, and parents to be especially cautious this […]Continue Reading →
Safe Kids Worldwide surveyed 1,000 teenagers ages 13 to 19 to explore teen safety in cars and find out why motor vehicle crashes are the number 1 killer of teens. Here are some of the statistics they found:
More than 50% of teens surveyed said they have seen a parent talking on the […]Continue Reading →
SAFE KIDS GEORGIA 6th ANNUAL AWARDS BREAKFAST, 25 YEARS LED BY CHILDRENS HEALTHCARE OF ATLANTA
Georgia Community and Business Leaders Honored
Safe Kids Georgia held their annual Awards Breakfast on October 10th, 2014 at the Fabulous Fox Theatre in Midtown. Co-hosting for the sixth year in a row, Lori Geary, WSB-TV, and Christi […]Continue Reading →
Every day, at least one child dies from a home fire and more than 290 children are injured by fire and burns. Home fires account for almost 90% of all fire-related deaths, yet 77% of families don’t even have a fire escape plan. October is National Fire Prevention Month, and Safe Kids Georgia wants you […]Continue Reading →
My name is Turquoise and I am truly excited about working with Safe Kids GA over the next year. I received my Bachelors of Art in Psychology and World Arts and Culture from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), where I worked as a research assistant for UCLA Department of Psychology and UCLA Center […]Continue Reading →
National Child Passenger Safety Week (September 14-20) is dedicated to ensuring you know exactly how to keep your little ones safe on the road.
Keeping children safe is an important part of parenthood. Unfortunately, people don’t always consider passenger safety a top priority. In fact, 1 in 4 parents say that […]Continue Reading →
It’s that time of year again! However your child chooses to get to and from school, it is important to stay safe during the journey. When it comes to safety, pedestrians, bikers, and drivers should always keep a close eye on the surrounding environment and follow traffic signals.
Did You Know? In the United States, 61 […]Continue Reading →
Along with most other Americans around this time of year, we Georgians are beginning to envision our upcoming Fourth of July adventures. Most of them will include sitting on blankets on top of towering parking garages with our families and friends, seeing kids running around with sparklers, laughter, and the smell of hot dogs and […]Continue Reading →