October is Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) Awareness Month. What is SIDS and what can you do to reduce the risk?Continue Reading →
Yet again our Coalition Coordinators are meeting needs and making a difference in their community! It is our pleasure to feature this month the impact of injury prevention and amazing partnerships in action shared by Renée McCabe, Coalition Coordinator of Safe Kids Greater Augusta, led by Children’s Hospital of Georgia.
A big shout out of […]Continue Reading →
From the moment your baby starts to crawl, the world is a magical place filled with new adventures and discoveries. From a child’s perspective, everything is a potential mountain to climb (that giant bookshelf), obstacle to overcome (those pesky stairs) or mysterious place to investigate (anywhere beyond the safety gate). Little bumps will happen. In […]Continue Reading →
The 2018 Digital Dash 5K was truly a momentous occasion! Early morning, just as the sun was shining hundreds came out to Marietta Square ready to make an impact on the community and oh my did they! Thanks to the amazing support from our Safe Kids Georgia board members, community partners and longtime […]Continue Reading →
Now that the school year is in full swing, we invite you to bring traffic safety education to your high school or middle school. Register your school today to be a 2018-19 participant in this peer-to-peer safe driving program.
Send in your registration form now and begin planning outreach activities for […]Continue Reading →
This month we are delighted to share some exciting happenings provided by Erin Green, Coalition Coordinator of Safe Kids Gainesville/Hall County, which is led by Northeast Georgia Medical Center.
One of the programs we offer in Hall County provides children with a life jacket to use for the day through our Life Jacket Loaner Stations. We […]Continue Reading →
Once babies take their first steps, there’s no stopping them. Toddlers delight in using their new walking super power as much as possible, and, as kids get older, they crave the freedom and independence of walking to school and playing outside.
As soon as kids are on the move, parents need to start talking […]Continue Reading →
From the Summer 2018 Interns:
“We loved working at Safe Kids Georgia this summer! From public health to non-profit work, we learned so much and the experience we gained from this opportunity will be invaluable to our futures. We wish the next group of interns the best of luck and hope you enjoy your time here as […]Continue Reading →
Here’s some helpful information and tips for parents about heatstroke prevention for kids to raise awareness on National Heatstroke Prevention Day.
Top Tips for Preventing Heatstroke
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 […]Continue Reading →
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