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 →
On Thursday, July 12th Safe Kids Georgia attended the MedKids camp at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta – Egleston to bring awareness to the middle schoolers in attendance about the importance of being safe while they have fun this summer! The Safe Kids Summer Interns broke the ice by playing Musical Chairs with a safety twist. […]Continue Reading →
On Wednesday, June 27th, Safe Kids Georgia attended the 2018 Georgia Fire Safety Symposium at the Georgia Public Safety Training Center. The Symposium was an educational forum where new and modern techniques were taught that are required in the responsibilities of the Office of Commissioner of Insurance relating to engineering/building inspections, hazardous materials inspections, and […]Continue Reading →
Safe Kids Cherokee County hosted Safety Town, a camp that educates young students on various safety measures. Since 2002, the summer camp averages 240 five-years-olds and educates kids on water, animal, poison, bus, bicycle, car, pedestrian and stranger safety. The summer camp is held at a local elementary school and led by the Program Director, […]Continue Reading →
Safe Kids Georgia would like to introduce you to our interns for the summer of 2018. We are very excited to have them on board!
Senior, University of Georgia, Health Promotion, May 2018
I am interested in working with unintentional injury prevention in children because I strongly […]Continue Reading →
By: Apoorva Kommajosula, Trauma Program and Safe Kids Intern
On June 1st, Safe Kids Georgia had the pleasure of visiting and touring the Georgia Poison Center (GPC) and held their coalition meeting at the Hurt building in Downtown Atlanta.
Dr. Gaylord Lopez, Director of GPC, led the tour and began by sharing the history […]Continue Reading →
by: Anna Wright, Safe Kids Intern
Did you know that if it is 80 degrees or higher in a car, the heat can rise by 19 degrees in just 10 minutes? This means that the car is now almost 100 degrees and clearly is not safe for an individual to be left in this condition. […]Continue Reading →