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Upcoming Safe Kids Community Events

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(1/11/12) - Safe Kids Pee Dee/Coastal, led by McLeod Health, will host a variety of child safety events during the coming weeks.

Third Thursday with Kohl's Child Safety Seat Check

Safe Kids will offer a Third Thursday with Kohl's Child Safety Seat Check Thursday, January 19, 2012, from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. in the Florence Kohl's parking lot. This child safety seat check is held the third Thursday of each month at this same time and location.

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Safe Kids Pee Dee/Coastal Provides Safety Tips for Gun Safety Month - Week One

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(1/05/12) - Safe Kids Pee Dee/Coastal reminds families to take caution during Gun Safety Month (January) as well as year-round. Access to guns creates a risk for serious injury and death. Most firearm-related injuries and deaths of children and adolescents involve handguns.

Safety Tip Week One

According to the Florence County Sheriff's Office (FCSO), the use of possession of firearms carries with it tremendous responsibility. Whether for hunting, recreation or personal protect...

Safe Kids Pee Dee/Coastal Provides Safety Tips for Home Safety Month

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(12/27/11) - Safe Kids Pee Dee/Coastal reminds families to take caution during Home Safety Month (December) as well as year-round. Accidents in homes can occur as a result of everyday activities, and can result in unintentional injuries to children.

Safety Tip Week Four - Coin Lithium Battery Dangers

With more toys around the house during this time of year, Safe Kids reminds parents of the dangers of coin lithium batteries. Inside small electronic devices may be very powerful ...

Safe Kids Pee Dee/Coastal Provides Safety Tips for Home Safety Month

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(12/21/11) - Safe Kids Pee Dee/Coastal reminds families to take caution during Home Safety Month (December) as well as year-round. Accidents in homes can occur as a result of everyday activities, and can result in unintentional injuries to children.

Safety Tip Week Three - Carbon Monoxide PoisoningAnnually, over 26,000 carbon monoxide (CO) related emergency department visits are reported in the United States, with children four years of age and younger having the highest rates of such...

Safe Kids Pee Dee/Coastal Provides Safety Tips for Home Safety Month

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(12/12/11) - Safe Kids Pee Dee/Coastal reminds families to take caution during Home Safety Month (December) as well as year-round. Accidents in homes can occur as a result of everyday activities, and can result in unintentional injuries to children.

Safety Tip Number Two - Toy Safety

Last year more than 180,000 children ages 14 and younger were treated in hospital emergency rooms across America as a result of toy-related injuries. Before shopping for toys, consider the child's...

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