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Home is a safe place to grow, learn, and live. Of course, accidents happen, especially as kids grow and discover new things, and that’s OK. The problem is the more serious injuries that are often completely preventable. Here you’ll learn about some things you can do to help ensure that your kids get the freedom […]Continue Reading →
Saturday, January 10th, Safe Kids Georgia was honored to be a part of the National Protecting Athletes and Sports Safety – PASS event held in Atlanta with Safe Kids Worldwide. Safe Kids Georgia taught athletes and parents who attended about proper hydration. There were a lot of surprised faces when they explained how much sugar […]Continue Reading →
Winter sporting can be fun, but make sure you know how to keep your kids safe while staying active!
The start of an exciting New Year has arrived and so has January’s winter weather. Winter sports, such as skiing, snowboarding, ice skating and sledding can be fun, but dangerous. Falls or crashes can cause cuts and […]Continue Reading →
On January 15, 2015 By SafeKidsGeorgia
Safe Kids Toombs County received a grant from Amerigroup Community Care Foundation for $3200. Bonnie Brantley, Safe Kids Toombs Coordinator, advised the grant will be used to provide safe-sleep education with the intervention of a Graco Pack’n Play Portable Cribs to familes who cannot otherwise afford a safe Place for their babies to sleep.
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 →
On October 23, 2014 By admin
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 →
On October 15, 2014 By SafeKidsGeorgia
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 →