McLeod Safe Kids Pee Dee/Coastal Provides Safety Tips During Residential Home Safety Month

(10/03/12) - Like babies, little kids are very curious about the things around them and will touch, taste and smell just about anything. Safe Kids Pee Dee/Coastal offers the following safety tips to keep your home and play areas free of hazards that could choke, suffocate or strangle your children.

Choking• Keep small objects such as buttons, beads, marbles, coins and tacks out of reach (and sight).• Do not let children under age 3 eat small, round or hard foods, including small p...

McLeod Safe Kids Pee Dee/Coastal Provides Safety Tips During Motor Vehicle Safety Month

(9/19/12) - In that rush to get to the store before it closes or in the frenzy of trying to get to the airport before your flight leaves, the focus is often on what is in the car–not what is around it. Safe Kids Pee Dee/Coastal encourages anyone driving a car to walk completely around it to check for children before getting in and starting the engine. This applies even to drivers who do not have children but may have children in the neighborhood.

In 2007, it is estimated that there ...

Safe Kids Pee Dee/Coastal, led by McLeod Health, Celebrates Motor Vehicle Safety Month with an Additional Child Safety Seat Check at Kohl’s

(9/19/12) - Safe Kids Pee Dee/Coastal, led by McLeod Health, will host a Child Safety Seat Check at Kohl's in Florence to celebrate Motor Vehicle Safety Month following Child Passenger Week, September 16 - 22.

The event will take place Wednesday, September 26, 2012, from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. in the Florence Kohl's parking lot (3041 W. Radio Drive, Florence).

Safe Kids certified child safety seat technicians will check installation of child safety seats, correct those in n...

McLeod Safe Kids Pee Dee/Coastal Provides Safety Tips During Motor Vehicle Safety Month

(9/11/12) - Regardless of age, all passengers need to be buckled in. Follow specific guidelines for your child's height, age and weight to determine the best child safety restraint. For children ages 5 to 9, who are under 4 feet 9 inches tall and less than 80 to 100 pounds, a car seat or booster seat is a must for the best protection.

McLeod Safe Kids Pee Dee/Coastal provides the following safety tips for ensuring your child's protection in a motor vehicle:

• Use a car seat ...

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