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Safe Kids Pee Dee/Coastal Offers Education Courses

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(4/27/12) - Safe Sleep
Safe Kids Pee Dee/Coastal, led by McLeod Health, is pleased to now offer a Safe Sleep education course.

This course will provide families with education designed to help decrease the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and accidental death of infants while sleeping.

The Safe Sleep course will be held on the following Thursdays in 2012: May 10, June 14, July 26, and August 9 at 6:00 p.m. The class will be located in the McLeod Medical Plaza at 800 Cheves Street in Florence, in the Classroom, Suite 100.

For a registered attendee and one guest, the Safe Sleep education course will be free of charge. Please, no children under the age of 12. Space is limited, so please call McLeod Reservations and Scheduling at (843)-777-2005 or 1-800-667-2005 to register. Upon registration, a form will be sent to you which must be completed and sent back one week prior to the date of your class.

Safe Sitter
Safe Kids Pee Dee/Coastal, led by McLeod Health, will host a Safe Sitter class for girls and boys ages 11-13.

The class will be held on the following dates:

• Tuesday, June 5, 2012 (register by May 22)
• Friday, July 20, 2012 (register by June 26)
• Tuesday, August 7, 2012 (register by July 24)

The Safe Sitter class will take place from 8:30 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. at the McLeod Medical Plaza, 800 East Cheves Street, in Florence. The class will be held in the Classroom, Suite 105.

Safe Sitter is a medically based program taught by certified instructors that helps young adults learn how to effectively handle emergencies when caring for children. The class provides hands on practice in basic lifesaving techniques, helpful tips including safety precautions, knowledge understanding children of different ages, and babysitting. The Safe Sitter is $35. This price includes materials, a tee-shirt, certificate, and lunch. Please make checks payable to McLeod Health.

To register, please call McLeod Reservations and Scheduling at 1-800-667-2005 or (843) 777-2005. Space is limited.

Safe Kids asks that parents or guardians escort their child to class in the morning to briefly provide important information.

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