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Coalition Spotlight: Safe Kids Gwinnett
On June 28, 2019 By SafeKidsGeorgia
Safe Kids Gwinnett, led by Gwinnett County Fire and Emergency Services, held their first coalition meeting on June 5th! At this meeting, various stakeholders in the community were introduced to the work that Safe Kids Georgia does and the relationship that the state office has with the coalition.
There were a multitude of representatives from […]Continue Reading →
Safe Kids Georgia at the CDC National Safety Month Expo
On June 25, 2019 By SafeKidsGeorgia
This month, Safe Kids Georgia had the honor of participating in the 2nd Annual OHSO Safety Expo event at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The event was held outdoors on the Roybal and Chamblee campus and many other organizations including DeKalb Fire Department and Georgia Power were in attendance. The purpose […]Continue Reading →
Keeping Your Young Athlete Safe from Dehydration
On June 21, 2019 By SafeKidsGeorgia
It is important to ensure your child is well hydrated when they participate in sports year long, but during the hot, humid summer months in Georgia hydration needs to be highlighted!
Dehydration occurs when a body loses more water than it takes in. During sports play and practice, this happens through sweating. Higher heat […]Continue Reading →
Teens in the Driver Seat: 2018-2019 Year in Review
On June 19, 2019 By SafeKidsGeorgia
As we wrap up the end of another great school year, we reflect on the collaboration between the Georgia Department of Transportation and Texas A&M Transportation Institute. Teens in the Driver Seat® has developed a national reach of more than 1.3 million youth and Safe Kids Georgia/Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta serve as the state partner […]Continue Reading →
The World’s Largest Swimming Lesson
On June 18, 2019 By SafeKidsGeorgia
The World’s Largest Swimming Lesson™ (WLSL) is a promotional event designed to raise awareness of the importance of teaching children to swim to help prevent drowning. According to the World Health Organization, drowning is one of the top five causes of death in people ages 1 to 14, but it is preventable. Swimming lessons are […]Continue Reading →
Meet the Interns: Summer 2019
On June 11, 2019 By SafeKidsGeorgia
Safe Kids Georgia would like to introduce you to our interns for Summer 2019. We are very excited to have them on board!
MPH candidate, University of Georgia, Health Promotion & Accounting, May 2021
I am from Duluth, Georgia. I am working towards my Bachelor’s in Health Promotion […]Continue Reading →
May 2019 declared Teens in the Driver Seat Safety Awareness Month
Douglas County High School is in its third year of being a Teens in the Driver Seat® school, and this week Governor Brian Kemp presented a proclamation declaring May 2019 as Teens in the Driver Seat Safety Awareness Month while honoring Safe Kids Georgia […]Continue Reading →
Saying Goodbye to Our Spring 2019 Interns!
On May 8, 2019 By SafeKidsGeorgia
From the Spring 2019 Interns:
“Safe Kids offers a supportive environment filled with passionate individuals. We had a great experience as interns, gaining skills needed for our future endeavors. We wish all the future interns to enjoy their time with Safe Kids as we did!”
Check out more about us and our favorite parts […]Continue Reading →
Keep Your Loved Ones Safe During Summer Grilling Season
On June 7, 2019 By SafeKidsGeorgia
Grilling with family and friends is one of the most fun and sought out parts of the summer. However, grilling can also be dangerous if precautions are not takenContinue Reading →
It’s Water Safety Month!
On May 31, 2019 By SafeKidsGeorgia
Drowning is the #1 cause of injury-related death among children between 1 and 4 years old.Continue Reading →
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