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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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 […]

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Button Battery Safety

On November 22, 2019 By

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 […]

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Holiday Travel

On November 19, 2019 By

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.

1. Everybody […]

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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 […]

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Safe Sleep Carnival

On November 5, 2019 By

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 […]

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Halloween Safety

On October 31, 2019 By

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 […]

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Teen Driver Safety

On October 22, 2019 By

 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:

In collaboration with the Georgia […]

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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.

Safe Kids Toombs 

Led by Vidalia Fire Department

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