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McLeod Safe Kids Now Offering Safe Sitter Course

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McLeod Safe Kids will host a Safe Sitter class for girls and boys ages 11 to 13 on the following dates:

· June 17 (register by June 10)

· June 24 (register by June 19)

· July 15 (register by July 8)

· July 24 (register by July 17)

The Safe Sitter class will take place from 8:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. at the McLeodMedicalPlaza, 800 East Cheves Street, in Florence. The class will be held in the Auditorium, Suite 100.


McLeod Safe Kids Hosts Day of Fun on March 28

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McLeod Safe Kids will host a day of fun family activities focused on keeping kids safe. The event will take place on Saturday, March 28, 2015 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the McLeodMedicalPlaza Parking Lot (800 East Cheves Street, Florence, SC29502).

The McLeod Safe Kids Day, presented in partnership with The Elks Lodge of Florence, will include:

· Free food from The Elks Lodge of Florence along with drug awareness information

· Bicycle Rodeo with the Floren...

McLeod Safe Kids Offers Halloween Safety Tips

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McLeod Safe Kids Pee Dee/Coastal offers the following safety tips to ensure a safe and happy Halloween.

Safety Tips

·   Swords, knives, and similar costume accessories should be short, soft and flexible.

·   Avoid trick-or-treating alone. Walk in groups or with a trusted adult.

·   Fasten reflective tape to costumes and bags to help drivers see you.

·   Examine all treats for choking hazards and tampering befo...

McLeod Safe Kids Pee Dee/Coastal: The Importance of Smoke Alarms

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Residential fires can start and spread rapidly. Every day, at least one child dies from a home fire and every hour approximately 14 children are injured from fires or burns. Ninety percent of all fire-related deaths are due to home fires, which spread quickly and can leave families as little as two minutes to escape once an alarm sounds.

McLeod Safe Kids Pee Dee/Coastal reminds families to take caution during Residential Fire Safety Month (October) as well as year-round. The organizat...

McLeod Safe Kids Pee Dee/Coastal Hosts Kohl’s Child Safety Seat Check

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McLeod Safe Kids Pee Dee/Coastal will host the upcoming Kohl's Child Safety Seat Check in Florence.

The Third Thursday with Kohl's Child Safety Seat Check will take place on Thursday, October 16, from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. in the Florence Kohl's parking lot (3041 W. Radio Drive, Florence). This child safety seat check is held the third Thursday of each month at this same time and location.

Safe Kids certified child safety seat technicians will check installation of child s...

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