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 […]

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While drowning in swimming pools gets significant attention, the fact is that more children and teens fatally drown in lakes, rivers, oceans, reservoirs and other types of open water. According to a new research report from Safe Kids Worldwide and Nationwide’s Make Safe Happen program, it’s important to be aware of, and talk to your children […]

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Swimming Safety Tips

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Summer is here, and families everywhere are packing up their sunscreen and towels and heading to the pool in order to cool off. Pools are a great spot for families to relax and have fun, but they can also be dangerous. Drowning is the number one cause of injury-related death among children between 1 and […]

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Mother of drowned boy warns parents: Never assume child is being watched

Posted: Jun 02, 2014 3:35 PM EDTUpdated: Jun 02, 2014 6:15 PM EDT

By Beth Galvin, FOX Medical Team reporter – bio | email    

GAINESVILLE, Ga. –The pinwheel John Michael’s grandfather gave […]

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