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WGEM Quincy
Staying safe at the bus stopmind. With school buses being 40 feet long and bright yellow, you'd think they
WGEM Quincy / Posted yesterday
mind. With school buses being 40 feet long and bright yellow, you'd think they'd be hard to miss, but Triena Larsen with Safe Kids Adams County, said that's not always the case. "You can see them that's why they're bright yellow," said Larsen.... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Time, money and health: The cost of putting kids in sportseach year. Information: U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission’s National Ele
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 2 days ago
each year. Information: U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission’s National Electronic Injury Surveillance System via Safe Kids Worldwide (Photo: WFAA) That kind of money can keep kids from trying new sports, but coaches say it shouldn’t... Read more
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The Star
Police reach out to children on two wheelspartnering with the local bike shop, Bicycles, as well as Cleveland County EMS,
The Star / Posted 3 days ago
partnering with the local bike shop, Bicycles, as well as Cleveland County EMS, Boys and Girls Club of Cleveland County and Safe Kids Coalition to work with children on bike safety. It’s a unique idea and one Porter hasn’t seen before. “I don’t... Read more
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The Star
Police reach out to children on two wheelsPolice reach out to children on two wheelspartnering with the local bike shop, Bicycles, as well as Cleveland County EMS,
The Star / Posted 3 days ago
partnering with the local bike shop, Bicycles, as well as Cleveland County EMS, Boys and Girls Club of Cleveland County and Safe Kids Coalition to work with children on bike safety. It’s a unique idea and one Porter hasn’t seen before. “I don’t... Read more
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The Selma Times-Journal
Students participate in teen driving safety eventof Public Health, the Alabama Department of Transportation, Drive Safe Alabama,
The Selma Times-Journal / Posted 4 days ago
of Public Health, the Alabama Department of Transportation, Drive Safe Alabama, the Injury Free Coalition for Kids, Safe Kids Alabama, Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) and the Alabama Sports Festival Foundation came together to put the... Read more
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WALB Albany
Safe Kids Columbus, U.S Health Works hosts free car seat inspectionCOLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – Cars lined up Saturday morning for free car seat checks.
WALB Albany / Posted 4 days ago
COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – Cars lined up Saturday morning for free car seat checks. It was hosted by Safe Kids Columbus and U.S Health Works on Veterans Parkway. Inspectors checked car seats, some even simulated how a car seat would function during a car... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Safe Kids Columbus, U.S Health Works hosts free car seat inspectionCOLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – Cars lined up Saturday morning for free car seat checks.
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 4 days ago
COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – Cars lined up Saturday morning for free car seat checks. It was hosted by Safe Kids Columbus and U.S Health Works on Veterans Parkway. Inspectors checked car seats, some even simulated how a car seat would function during a car... Read more
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WALB Albany
Safe Kids Columbus offers free car seat checks SaturdaySafe Kids Columbus hosts an event this weekend to make sure children are safe w
WALB Albany / Posted 4 days ago
Safe Kids Columbus hosts an event this weekend to make sure children are safe while being passengers. The organization will offer free car seat checks Saturday, Oct. 14 at the U.S. Health Works Medical Group on Veterans Parkway. The event takes... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Safe Kids Columbus offers free car seat checks SaturdaySafe Kids Columbus will host an event this weekend to make sure children are sa
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 5 days ago
Safe Kids Columbus will host an event this weekend to make sure children are safe while being passengers. The organization will offer free car seat checks Saturday, Oct. 14 at the U.S. Health Works Medical Group on Veterans Parkway. The event takes... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Safe Kids Halloween 2017Newschannel 6 is preparing for its annual Safe Kids Halloween event. The spook
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 7 days ago
Newschannel 6 is preparing for its annual Safe Kids Halloween event. The spooktacular fun will take place on Monday, October 30 at the Kay Yeager Coliseum. There will be plenty of candy, free hot dogs and drinks for families to enjoy. Doors will... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Halloween Hoopla in Ansonia7 p.m. at Warsaw Park on Pulaski Highway in Ansonia. Griffin Hospital Communit
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 8 days ago
7 p.m. at Warsaw Park on Pulaski Highway in Ansonia. Griffin Hospital Community Outreach and Valley Parish Nurse Program, Safe Kids Greater Naugatuck Valley, Griffin Faculty Physicians, and Avangrid encourage families to put on their Halloween... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Halloween Hoopla in Ansonia7 p.m. at Warsaw Park on Pulaski Highway in Ansonia. Griffin Hospital Communit
Connecticut Post / Posted 8 days ago
7 p.m. at Warsaw Park on Pulaski Highway in Ansonia. Griffin Hospital Community Outreach and Valley Parish Nurse Program, Safe Kids Greater Naugatuck Valley, Griffin Faculty Physicians, and Avangrid encourage families to put on their Halloween... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Halloween Hoopla in Ansonia7 p.m. at Warsaw Park on Pulaski Highway in Ansonia. Griffin Hospital Communit
Darien News-Review / Posted 8 days ago
7 p.m. at Warsaw Park on Pulaski Highway in Ansonia. Griffin Hospital Community Outreach and Valley Parish Nurse Program, Safe Kids Greater Naugatuck Valley, Griffin Faculty Physicians, and Avangrid encourage families to put on their Halloween... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Halloween Hoopla in Ansonia7 p.m. at Warsaw Park on Pulaski Highway in Ansonia. Griffin Hospital Communit
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 8 days ago
7 p.m. at Warsaw Park on Pulaski Highway in Ansonia. Griffin Hospital Community Outreach and Valley Parish Nurse Program, Safe Kids Greater Naugatuck Valley, Griffin Faculty Physicians, and Avangrid encourage families to put on their Halloween... Read more
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KUSI News San Diego
Navy ship oil spill near San Diego Harbor could make landfall ThursdayDay About 300 elementary school students participated in the annual National W
KUSI News San Diego / Posted 13 days ago
Day About 300 elementary school students participated in the annual National Walk to School Day Wednesday sponsored by Safe Kids San Diego. Students walked a short distance to Ross Elementary where they participated in an all-school assembly... Read more
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KUSI News San Diego
El Cajon continues drive to close medical marijuana dispensariesDay About 300 elementary school students participated in the annual National W
KUSI News San Diego / Posted 14 days ago
Day About 300 elementary school students participated in the annual National Walk to School Day Wednesday sponsored by Safe Kids San Diego. Students walked a short distance to Ross Elementary where they participated in an all-school assembly... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Local students learn safety tips for walking to schoolparent worries about -- their child hurt while walking to school. Wednesday in
WGEM Quincy / Posted 14 days ago
parent worries about -- their child hurt while walking to school. Wednesday in Quincy there was an effort to prevent that. Safe Kids Adams County says every day more than 40 kids nationwide are hit by a car. The organization teamed up with... Read more
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KUSI News San Diego
City council receives update on Hepatitis A outbreakDay About 300 elementary school students participated in the annual National W
KUSI News San Diego / Posted 14 days ago
Day About 300 elementary school students participated in the annual National Walk to School Day Wednesday sponsored by Safe Kids San Diego. Students walked a short distance to Ross Elementary where they participated in an all-school assembly... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
San Antonio agencies teaching kids street smartscross the street safely, that they know how to use a crosswalk,” said Mandy Ful
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 14 days ago
cross the street safely, that they know how to use a crosswalk,” said Mandy Fultz, the coordinator for the local chapter of Safe Kids, which is led by the University Health System. Representatives of Safe Kids San Antonio and the city initiative... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
'International Walk to School Day' held in Savannah Wednesdaya healthy lifestyle and habits that will hopefully carry over into adulthood,"
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 14 days ago
a healthy lifestyle and habits that will hopefully carry over into adulthood," said Kelisha Jones, Program Coordinator, Safe Kids Savannah. "We hope we teach these children consideration. We want to teach them consideration of other modes of... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
Walk to School Day Teaches Important Life LessonsChildren across the country and in Connecticut participated in the Internationa
NBC Connecticut / Posted 14 days ago
Children across the country and in Connecticut participated in the International Walk To School Day on Wednesday. The Safe Kids Coalition of Greater Naugatuck Valley partnered with FedEx and, with the help from Griffin Hospital volunteers, taught... Read more
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WALB Albany
GUEST SEGMENT: Wednesday marks International Walk to School Dayfor walking safely to and from school. There are 40 countries that participate
WALB Albany / Posted 14 days ago
for walking safely to and from school. There are 40 countries that participate in this event. Cpl. Robert Greene with Safe Kids urges safety for walking to and from school. He says it’s important for students to walk near a crosswalk, walk... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
GUEST SEGMENT: Wednesday marks International Walk to School Dayfor walking safely to and from school. There are 40 countries that participate
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 14 days ago
for walking safely to and from school. There are 40 countries that participate in this event. Cpl. Robert Greene with Safe Kids urges safety for walking to and from school. He says it’s important for students to walk near a crosswalk, walk... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
What you need to know about Clark, Champaign County Beggar’s Night 2017for trick-or-treaters. So what can you do to stay safe as you and your mini-mo
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 15 days ago
for trick-or-treaters. So what can you do to stay safe as you and your mini-monster head out to get your hands — or claws — on your fair share of all those goodies? Experts from Safe Kids Worldwide offer a few tips to keep you safe on the st... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Most parents not using car seat tetherhead injury. But many parents and caregivers do not realize the importance of
Chicago Tribune / Posted 17 days ago
head injury. But many parents and caregivers do not realize the importance of this little piece of equipment, according to Safe Kids Worldwide, a global nonprofit advocating child safety. Safe Kids, headquartered in Washington, D.C, found that 64... Read more
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WALB Albany
Safe Kids Columbus hosts Grandparents Conferencean important role in the lives of their grandchildren and that was the focus of
WALB Albany / Posted 18 days ago
an important role in the lives of their grandchildren and that was the focus of the Grandparents Conference sponsored by Safe Kids Columbus. The conference, held Saturday morning, focused on child safety for those grandparents who are raising... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Safe Kids Columbus hosts Grandparents Conferencean important role in the lives of their grandchildren and that was the focus of
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 18 days ago
an important role in the lives of their grandchildren and that was the focus of the Grandparents Conference sponsored by Safe Kids Columbus. The conference, held Saturday morning, focused on child safety for those grandparents who are raising... Read more
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WALB Albany
SEGMENT: Grandparents Conference to be held at Midtown Medical Saturdayin the lives of their grandchildren and that is the focus of an upcoming event,
WALB Albany / Posted 19 days ago
in the lives of their grandchildren and that is the focus of an upcoming event, the Grandparents Conference, sponsored by Safe Kids Columbus. The Grandparents Conference will focus on child safety for those grandparents who are raising grand kids... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
SEGMENT: Grandparents Conference to be held at Midtown Medical Saturdaywho suffered from type one Diabetes. She died of another illness just as she w
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 19 days ago
who suffered from type one Diabetes. She died of another illness just as she was about to conquer her diabetes. Renee Mcaneny with Safe Kids Columbus stopped by News Leader 9 to talk more about Grandparents Conference coming to Columbus Sat... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Vectren officials visit elementary to provide energy safety tips to studentsa natural gas leak or not to move the marker flags and some of these safety thi
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 22 days ago
a natural gas leak or not to move the marker flags and some of these safety things that are important for kids to know." This is part of Vectren's "Energy Safe Kids" program. More than 12,000 fourth-graders will participate by the end of O... Read more
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14 WFIE Evansville
Vectren officials visit elementary to provide energy safety tips to studentsa natural gas leak or not to move the marker flags and some of these safety thi
14 WFIE Evansville / Posted 22 days ago
a natural gas leak or not to move the marker flags and some of these safety things that are important for kids to know." This is part of Vectren's "Energy Safe Kids" program. More than 12,000 fourth-graders will participate by the end of O... Read more
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Peninsula Clarion
Stepping out: Walking kids to schoolto cooperate, so Sharon Hale, event organizer at Redoubt Elementary School plan
Peninsula Clarion / Posted 22 days ago
to cooperate, so Sharon Hale, event organizer at Redoubt Elementary School plans our event in September in cooperation with Safe Kids of the Kenai Peninsula and Central Peninsula Services (CES) and the Soldotna Police Department. “They are an... Read more
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KTIV Sioux City
Sioux City health and emergency officials check car seat safetypeople do that meaningfully, they just understand all of the different pieces a
KTIV Sioux City / Posted 25 days ago
people do that meaningfully, they just understand all of the different pieces and parts of the car seat," said Amy Scarmon, Safe Kids Coordinator at the Mercy Child Advocacy Center. "It gets a little complicated, so we're just here to explain all of... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Free child seat safety checks offered at AAA headquartersof National Child Passenger Safety Week . The auto club is teaming with Childr
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 26 days ago
of National Child Passenger Safety Week . The auto club is teaming with Children's Hospital of Michigan and Metro-Detroit Safe Kids on Saturday's event. It runs from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and encourages parents and caregivers to make sure children... Read more
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The Sault Star
Nadine is definitely a Northern Ontario gal, nowgiving me back an hour of my day to reprioritize as I see fit. That hour gives
The Sault Star / Posted 28 days ago
giving me back an hour of my day to reprioritize as I see fit. That hour gives me time to exercise, or spend time with the kids, or both. The proximity to nature and the mindfulness and grounding that comes with being outdoors is another reason for... Read more
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Sterling Journal-Advocate
Ensure car seats are properly installedit inspected by a Nationally Certified Child Passenger Safety Technician.You ca
Sterling Journal-Advocate / Posted 29 days ago
it inspected by a Nationally Certified Child Passenger Safety Technician.You can find a list of local technicians on the Safe Kids website at cert.safekids.org, or by visiting Carseatscolorado.com. The technician will schedule an appointment to... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
HCSO Hosts National Child Passenger Safety Week Press Conferencethe leading cause of unintentional injury and death to children under the age o
The Chattanoogan / Posted 29 days ago
the leading cause of unintentional injury and death to children under the age of 14,” said Sheriff Hammond. “According to Safe Kids Worldwide, four out of five car seats are not used correctly. The Safe Journey Program allows us an opportunity to... Read more
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New Kerala
New Research Shows 64 Percent of Children in Forward-Facing Car Seats Not Protected by Top Tether - newkerala news #273199that their child is not fully protected. We want to fix that," said Lorrie Walk
New Kerala / Posted 29 days ago
that their child is not fully protected. We want to fix that," said Lorrie Walker, Child Passenger Safety Expert for Safe Kids Worldwide. "Parents: Join us in encouraging every person who drives your child to take time to tether." The... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Traffic Tip Tuesday: When to move your child into the next level of car seatseat? It's a common question that many parents have. Marie Crew is a car seat
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 29 days ago
seat? It's a common question that many parents have. Marie Crew is a car seat expert with Children's of Alabama and Safe Kids Alabama. She said there are several factors that go into deciding when your child is ready to shift into the next... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Traffic Tip Tuesday: When to move your child into the next level of car seatseat? It's a common question that many parents have. Marie Crew is a car seat
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 29 days ago
seat? It's a common question that many parents have. Marie Crew is a car seat expert with Children's of Alabama and Safe Kids Alabama. She said there are several factors that go into deciding when your child is ready to shift into the next... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Griffin to sponsor car seat clinicto raise awareness about Connecticut’s new child passenger safety law, which go
Darien News-Review / Posted 30 days ago
to raise awareness about Connecticut’s new child passenger safety law, which goes into effect Oct. 1, Griffin Hospital’s Safe Kids Greater Naugatuck Valley Coalition will host a free Child Passenger Seat Check Clinic from 2 to 6 p.m. Wednesday,... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Griffin to sponsor car seat clinicto raise awareness about Connecticut’s new child passenger safety law, which go
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 30 days ago
to raise awareness about Connecticut’s new child passenger safety law, which goes into effect Oct. 1, Griffin Hospital’s Safe Kids Greater Naugatuck Valley Coalition will host a free Child Passenger Seat Check Clinic from 2 to 6 p.m. Wednesday,... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Griffin to sponsor car seat clinicto raise awareness about Connecticut’s new child passenger safety law, which go
Connecticut Post / Posted 30 days ago
to raise awareness about Connecticut’s new child passenger safety law, which goes into effect Oct. 1, Griffin Hospital’s Safe Kids Greater Naugatuck Valley Coalition will host a free Child Passenger Seat Check Clinic from 2 to 6 p.m. Wednesday,... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
Kinston man receives President's Lifetime Achievement AwardDeputy Grand Exalted Ruler. He is very involved with the Partnership for Childr
Kinston Free Press / Posted 30 days ago
Deputy Grand Exalted Ruler. He is very involved with the Partnership for Children, an active board member, and Chairman of Safe Kids, Inc. Jim is also a member of Alliance and has represented the Elks on this committee regarding drug awareness... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
Events honoring the importance of National Child Passenger Safety WeekPassenger Safety Technicians available to educate parents and caregivers on pro
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 30 days ago
Passenger Safety Technicians available to educate parents and caregivers on proper car seat use. On Saturday, Sept. 23 Safe Kids Gaston County and local officers are partnering with Babies R Us, 2830 E. Franklin Blvd., Gastonia, to celebrate... Read more
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Kansas City InfoZine
Child Passenger Safety Week for September 2017But the good news is education works. In 2016, parents and caregivers were show
Kansas City InfoZine / Posted 1 months ago
But the good news is education works. In 2016, parents and caregivers were shown the importance of using the tether at a Safe Kids car seat checkup event. At a follow-up event six weeks later with the same families, correct tether use increased... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Study: Car seat use on the rise while booster numbers fall slightlyMassler has a baby boy on the way and is already taking steps to make sure he s
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 1 months ago
Massler has a baby boy on the way and is already taking steps to make sure he stays safe. She recently visited a Safe Kids cars seat inspection station where instructors taught her how to properly install her car seat. “Everything about... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Keeping your kids safe in the back seatThe right car seat could save a child's life if it is installed correctly. Saf
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 1 months ago
The right car seat could save a child's life if it is installed correctly. Safe Kids Cape Fear teamed up with technicians from across the area on Thursday to host a car seat checking station at Wilmington Fire Department Station 9. Technicians... Read more

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