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11th Annual Digital Dash 5K – Marietta Square
On August 30, 2019 By SafeKidsGeorgia
On a perfect Saturday morning in Cobb County, Safe Kids Georgia Board Members, staff, community partners and longtime injury prevention advocates came together to walk, run and cheer towards the finish line.
We would like to extend sincere appreciation to One Digital Health and Benefits, the event participants and sponsors for their […]Continue Reading →
Middle & High School Teen Driving Safety
On August 13, 2019 By SafeKidsGeorgia
As an educator, we can imagine that your plate is filled with getting to know your new students and implementing new academic resources for your students. This year, more school have a chance to infuse teen driving safety education through a peer-to-peer model. Teens in the Driver Seat® is a peer-to-peer safety program for […]Continue Reading →
Back to School Safety
On August 7, 2019 By SafeKidsGeorgia
The beginning of the school year is right around the corner! This is always an exciting time for both parents and kids.
The days and weeks leading up to the first day are full of preparation- shopping for school supplies, meeting new teachers, and navigating new schedules. Make a safety central part […]Continue Reading →
Saying Goodbye to Our Summer 2019 Interns!
On August 2, 2019 By SafeKidsGeorgia
From the Summer 2019 Interns:
“We all had a great time at Safe Kids Georgia! We look forward to using the skills we learned throughout our internship here in our future careers. We wish the future group of interns the best of luck and hope that they enjoy their time here as well!”
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Top Tips for Preventing Heatstroke
On July 30, 2019 By SafeKidsGeorgia
Reduce the number of deaths from heatstroke by remembering to ACT.
Avoid heatstroke-related injury and death by never leaving a child alone in a car, not even for a minute. And make sure to keep your car locked when you’re not inside so kids don’t get in on their own. Create reminders. Keep a stuffed animal or other memento […]Continue Reading →
Beach and Open Water Safety Tips
On July 23, 2019 By SafeKidsGeorgia
With summertime here, more people spend time at the beach and areas of open water. While there are many fun activities that kids can take part in during this time, it is important to stay safe.
Parents should actively supervise their children when they are around bodies of water, whether […]Continue Reading →
Safe Kids Georgia at MedKids 2019
On July 16, 2019 By SafeKidsGeorgia
On Thursday, July 11th, Safe Kids Georgia attended the MedKids event at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta – Egleston to educate middle schoolers on the importance of being safe during their summer break. The Safe Kids Interns broke the ice by playing a trivia game filled with important safety tips to consider every day. After […]Continue Reading →
Coalition Spotlight: Safe Kids Forsyth County
On July 9, 2019 By SafeKidsGeorgia
Safe Kids Forsyth, led by the Forsyth County Fire Department, hosted the Lake Lanier Water Safety Taskforce’s Media Event on July 2nd. The purpose of this event was to inform residents and visitors of metro Atlanta/North Georgia, and more specifically those that live in the four counties touching Lake Lanier, about importance water safety.
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Safe Kids Georgia at the Georgia Fire Safety Symposium 2019
On July 5, 2019 By SafeKidsGeorgia
On Wednesday, June 26, Safe Kids Georgia attended the 48th Annual Georgia Fire Safety Symposium held at the Georgia Public Safety Training Center. The symposium was a week-long event filled with educational classes related to ATV safety, fireworks and pyrotechnics training, and social media and public safety. Safe Kids Georgia had the opportunity to […]Continue Reading →
4th of July Firework Safety Tips
On July 2, 2019 By SafeKidsGeorgia
The 4th of July is full of fun traditions like parades, cookouts, baseball, and most importantly, fireworks!
While fireworks can be an exciting highlight of your family’s 4th of July, they can also be dangerous if not used properly. The safest way to enjoy fireworks as part of your holiday celebration is […]Continue Reading →
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