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

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(8/15/12) - Since 2000, an average of 355 unintentional pedestrian fatalities among children ages 14 and under has occurred each year. In addition, pedestrian injury remains the second leading cause of unintentional injury-related death among children ages 5 to 14. Many of these deaths could be prevented with pedestrian education, improvements to pedestrian routes, and increased law enforcement.

McLeod Safe Kids Pee Dee/Coastal reminds families to take caution during Pedestrian Safety...

Safe Kids Pee Dee/Coastal, led by McLeod Health, Hosts Kohl’s Child Safety Seat Check

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(8/10/12) - Safe Kids Pee Dee/Coastal, led by McLeod Health, 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 Thursday, August 16, 2012, 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...

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

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(8/07/12) - Since 2000, an average of 355 unintentional pedestrian fatalities among children ages 14 and under has occurred each year. In addition, pedestrian injury remains the second leading cause of unintentional injury-related death among children ages 5 to 14. Many of these deaths could be prevented with pedestrian education, improvements to pedestrian routes, and increased law enforcement.

McLeod Safe Kids Pee Dee/Coastal reminds families to take caution during Pedestrian Safety...

Safe Kids Pee Dee/Coastal Offers Safety Tips for Treating Burns

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(7/24/12) - Although there are many safety measures for preventing burns in children, accidents will happen. If a burn does occur, it is important to identify the degree of the burn and treat it accordingly.

Safety TipsTo treat a minor (first-degree and small second-degree) burn, remove any clothes from the injured area. For at least five minutes, run cool water over the wound or apply a cool wet cloth. Do not apply ice to the injury or break any blisters since this makes the wound mo...

Safe Kids Pee Dee/Coastal Encourages Parents to Look Before You Lock

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(7/18/12) - New parents suffer from exhaustion due to lack of sleep, hormone changes, stress and changes in their routine. Any one of these can cause your memory to fail at a time you least expect it. Even the best of parents or caregivers can overlook a sleeping baby in a car, and the end result can be devastating. Planning can help keep your child from being hurt.

Safety TipsSafe Kids Pee Dee/Coastal offers the following advice to protect your child. Put something in the back seat o...

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