With Thanksgiving around the corner, cooking safety is of utmost importance and we’ve got just the right tips to help keep you and your children safe around the kitchen:
Avoid carrying or holding a child while cooking near the stove. Ask a visiting relative or family member to be the designated child wrangler and lead […]Continue Reading →
Little kids love to explore, and when they find something new, what’s the first thing they do? Put it in their mouths. While shopping the next toy sale, here are few things to consider when buying baby toys with button batteries to fill the toy box. For more information on safe toys for kids, please visit […]Continue Reading →
The holidays can be both a joyful and stressful time of year. Families are on the go, running errands, toys to pick up at the toy store and taking road trips to visit relatives and friends. That being said, here are a few tips for keeping your kids safe during holiday travel.
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This month we are recognizing Safe Kids Clayton County to highlight their vehicle and road safety efforts within the community. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates that nearly 30 percent of car seats are installed or adjusted incorrectly, leaving children at risk in a crash. With the tremendous support of Riverdale Fire Services […]Continue Reading →
In recognition of National SIDS Awareness Month, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta hosted the annual Safe Sleep Carnival on October 22nd. The purpose of the carnival was to educate parents and caregivers on safety tips to reduce their children’s risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and other sleep-related causes of infant death. The event was […]Continue Reading →
Halloween is one of the most anticipated nights of the year for kids. It is also one of the most dangerous. On average, twice as many kids are killed in pedestrian/vehicle incidents on Halloween than on other days of the year. However, there are many ways to stay safe this Halloween, check out these tips […]Continue Reading →
Annual Teen Driver Safety Week is upon us! And if you’re wondering how to make the most of it this year, buckle up—we’ve got some cool, new opportunities coming your way! But first, here is a little background on our teen driver safety initiative, Teens in the Driver Seat:
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We are proud to officially announce the addition of five new Safe Kids Georgia coalitions with the support of our partner Graco. We are excited for this recent expansion to our statewide reach in injury prevention programming to impact even more communities.
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October is National Fire Prevention Month and we’ve got some fire safety tips to help keep you and your loved ones safe this season:
CHECK YOUR SMOKE ALARMS.
For the best protection, install smoke alarms on every level of your home and in every sleeping area. Be sure to check them each […]