On Saturday, January 26th, Safe Kids Georgia had the pleasure of attending Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta’s first Concussion Conference at the Hellenic Community Center. Dr. Andrew Reisman, a Pediatric Neurosurgeon at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, opened the conference by introducing the audience to a father who shared a story about his son’s life-changing concussion. After […]Continue Reading →
With all the excitement around the upcoming Super Bowl LIII taking place in Atlanta in just a few days, what a perfect opportunity to huddle together and tackle TV tip-over prevention!
Take a look at a few TV Safety tips to consider in preparation for the game and festivities:
Secure your flat-panel TV. Be sure […]Continue Reading →
Safe Kids Spalding is led by WellStar Spalding Regional Hospital and on January 24th they hosted a Coalition Launch. This event introduced the new coalition to the Spalding County community and discussed ways to collaborate to address unintentional injury.
Kim Stephens, Safe Kids Spalding Coordinator shared:
“This community is already doing […]Continue Reading →
Safe Kids Georgia would like to express our appreciation for the recent generous contribution from Bennett Thrasher Foundation of $5000. We are grateful for their commitment to our organization and this donation will help us provide childhood injury prevention programming and activities in order to promote a safe environment for Georgia’s children and their families. […]Continue Reading →
Take a look at these simple tips to create a safer sleeping environment for your baby.
Because most infant suffocation occurs in the sleeping environment, babies should always sleep in a safe crib, bassinet or pack-n-play.Lay your baby on his or her back for every sleep.We know that stuffed animals, bumpers and all those cute […]Continue Reading →
Distracted Drivers and Pedestrians Keep an eye out for distracted pedestrians and drivers who may not be paying attention to you, especially when backing out of parking spaces. Shopping center parking lots are busier during the holidays Remind your teen driver to be extra alert during this holiday season, when conditions are more challenging even […]Continue Reading →
There has been a surge this school year in the participation of teen driving safety programming within middle and high schools across the state and the momentum surely isn’t slowing down. Teens in the Driver Seat® encourages responsible, safe driving behaviors among teens in schools across the […]Continue Reading →
Holiday Decorating Hang breakable ornaments at top of the tree. This leaves room for kids to decorate the bottom with non-breakable items.Keep harmful plants out of reach. Some popular holiday plants are poisonous to children and pets, including mistletoe and holly berries. In a poison emergency, call the national Poison Control Center at 1-800-222-1222.Be aware […]Continue Reading →
Toys and games are tons of fun for kids and adults. But they can also pose a danger to kids if you’re not careful. Thousands of children under the age of 15 years go to the emergency room each year for toy-related injuries. Whether your kids are working on a puzzle, playing with […]Continue Reading →
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