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- 01/10/18--10:07: _Keeping Kids Safe S...
- 01/22/18--18:31: _Safe Kids Georgia J...
- 01/30/18--11:45: _National TV Safety ...
- 02/05/18--13:41: _National Burn Aware...
- 02/06/18--11:53: _2018 Trauma Awarene...
- 02/21/18--06:08: _Experience Cobb Cou...
- 06/04/18--08:43: _Look Again campaign...
- 06/18/18--10:16: _Safe Kids at the Ge...
- 06/20/18--04:00: _Meet the Interns: S...
- 06/25/18--05:40: _Summer Grilling Safety
- 07/03/18--05:00: _Firework Safety Tip...
- 07/06/18--05:00: _Safety Town with Sa...
- 07/10/18--05:00: _Summer Camping Safety
- 07/13/18--05:00: _Georgia Fire Safety...
- 07/17/18--05:00: _Laundry Detergent P...
- 07/20/18--05:00: _Safe Kids Georgia a...
- 02/06/18--11:53: 2018 Trauma Awareness Day at the Georgia State Capitol
- 02/21/18--06:08: Experience Cobb County Safety Village
- 06/04/18--08:43: Look Again campaign 2018: Heatstroke Safety
- 06/18/18--10:16: Safe Kids at the Georgia Poison Center
- 06/20/18--04:00: Meet the Interns: Summer 2018
- 06/25/18--05:40: Summer Grilling Safety
- 07/03/18--05:00: Firework Safety Tips for this July 4th
- 07/06/18--05:00: Safety Town with Safe Kids Cherokee County
- 07/10/18--05:00: Summer Camping Safety
- 07/13/18--05:00: Georgia Fire Safety Symposium 2018
- 07/17/18--05:00: Laundry Detergent Packet Safety
- 07/20/18--05:00: Safe Kids Georgia at MedKids 2018
Safe Sleep Awareness
Some Quick Definitions1
Sudden unexpected infant death (SUID): The death of an infant younger than 1 year of age that occurs suddenly and unexpectedly. After a full investigation, these deaths may be diagnosed as suffocation, entrapment, infection, ingestion, metabolic diseases, cardiac arrhythmias, trauma, or SIDS. Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS): The sudden [...]
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Last week the Safe Kids Georgia team joined New Generations Child Development Center’s Daycare Health Fair to educate children and parents about home, bike, water, poisoning, and car seat safety. New Generations Child Development is a daycare center that serves families working for Saint Joseph’s Hospital, Emory Healthcare, or Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, [...]
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You have the pigs-in-a-blanket made, the dips and chips set out, the channel set to the big game…but have you checked to make sure your TV is properly secured?
Every 45 minutes a child is treated in the ER due to a TV tipping over1. This Saturday, February 3rd, is National TV Safety Day. Strategically [...]
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Did you know? As of 2016, there were a total of 285/100,000 deaths in the U.S. in children aged 0-19 44% of children who died from fires or burns were ages 4 and under.1 The death rate for children this age (0.73 per 100,000) is almost twice that of 5 to 9 [...]
Wednesday, February 14th
Georgia State Capitol
Schedule of Events
9:00am – 10:00am
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Special guest post by Safe Kids Georgia Intern, Bria Jackson
“Tell me and I will forget, show me and I may remember, involve me and I will understand.” ― Confucius
The Safe Kids Georgia team was invited to tour Cobb County’s Safety Village which teaches its participants on how to react when faced with dangerous [...]
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. [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
by Anna Wright
With the summer months here, it is important to brush up on grilling safety in order to keep you and your family safe. According to the National Fire Protection Association, in 2012-2016, an average of 16,600 patients per year were admitted to the emergency room due to injuries involving grills. Children under [...]
Leave Fireworks to the Professionals The best way to protect your family is to not use any fireworks at home. Instead, attend public fireworks displays and leave the lighting to the professionals. If you plan to use fireworks, make sure they are legal in your area. Be Extra Careful With Sparklers Little arms are too [...]
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, [...]
With summer months here, families hike the path less traveled with their backpacks, sleeping bags and tents to sleep under the stars. While this is a fun and adventurous experience, camping can pose some harm to your children and family. It is important to be aware of your surroundings and do some research before hitting the [...]
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 [...]
Young children are explorers, and as they develop, they often learn by touch and by putting things into their mouths. Liquid laundry detergent packets are designed to dissolve in water. When they come in contact with wet hands or mouths, they start to dissolve and might release the concentrated liquid. We want to keep kids [...]
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. [...]