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

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(4/13/12) - Safe Kids Pee Dee/Coastal, led by McLeod Health, will host two upcoming Kohl's Child Safety Seat Checks in Florence and Myrtle Beach.

The Third Thursday with Kohl's Child Safety Seat Check will take place Thursday, April19, 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.

The bi-monthly Kohl's Cares Safe Seats...

Safe Kids Pee Dee/Coastal Provides Safety Tips During Poison Prevention Month

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(3/23/12) - Safe Kids Pee Dee/Coastal reminds families to take caution during Poison Prevention Month (March) as well as year-round. Becoming aware of potential poison hazards can help prevent future accidents.Safety Tip

Keep the toll-free nationwide poison control center number, (1-800-222-1222) and local emergency numbers near every telephone. If you suspect poisoning and a child is choking, collapses, cannot breathe or is having a seizure, call 911. Otherwise, take the product to t...

Safe Kids Pee Dee/Coastal Announces Kohl’s Cares Grant at Third Thursday Event

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(3/16/12) - Safe Kids Pee Dee/Coastal, led by McLeod Health, announced their receipt of a $44,721 grant awarded by Kohl's Cares at the Third Thursday with Kohl's Child Safety Seat Check. The check presentation took place at 3:45 p.m. on Thursday, March 15, 2012, at the Florence Kohl's (3041 W. Radio Drive, Florence).

The Kohl's Cares donation will continue to fund the monthly Third Thursday with Kohl's Child Safety Seat Check in Florence, as well as the bi-monthly Beach Seats Child Sa...

Safe Kids Pee Dee/Coastal Provides Safety Tips During Poison Prevention Month

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(3/08/12) - Safe Kids Pee Dee/Coastal reminds families to take caution during Poison Prevention Month (March) as well as year-round. Becoming aware of potential poison hazards can help prevent future accidents.

Safety Tips

Store potentially poisonous household products and medications locked out of children's sight and reach. Read labels to find out what is poisonous. Potential hazards include makeup, medicine, plants, cleaning products, pesticides, art supplies and alcoholic ...

Safe Kids Pee Dee/Coastal Provides Safety Tips During Scald and Burn Month

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(2/17/12) - Safe Kids Pee Dee/Coastal reminds families to take caution during Scald and Burn Month (February) as well as year-round. Injuries from scalds and burns are some of the most painful and severe that children can suffer. Fortunately, most of them can be prevented by making a few easy modifications in the home and by teaching your family what to do in case of an emergency.

Safety Tip

Kitchen safety is a must. Never leave the kitchen while you are cooking - - if you mus...

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