(5/18/12) - Safe Kids Pee Dee/Coastal reminds families to take caution during Bike and Wheeled Sports Safety Month (May) as well as year-round with these safety tips.
Before a ride, it is important to take steps to make sure your child is protected. Buy a bicycle that is the right size for your child - not one he or she will "grow into." Bring them along to the bike shop to purchase the right fit.
Place reflectors on the front, back, and sides of the bike, skates or scooter.
(5/18/12) - Safe Kids Pee Dee/Coastal, led by McLeod Health, partners with the Florence County Sheriff's Office to offer Operation Medicine Drop to the region.
Operation Medicine Drop allows for safe disposal of unused or expired over-the counter and prescription medications with local law enforcement.
Join Safe Kids Pee Dee/Coastal and the Florence County Sheriff's Office at the Operation Medicine Drop on Wednesday, May 23 from 11:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. in the McLeod Regiona...
(5/11/12) - 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, May 17, 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 ch...
(5/11/12) - Safe Kids Pee Dee/Coastal reminds families to take caution during Bike and Wheeled Sports Safety Month (May) as well as year-round. Studies show in children ages five to fourteen, 52% do not have a helmet present, 41% use a helmet, and 7% have a helmet present but it is unused. Properly fit helmets should be owned and worn by a child during wheeled sports to assist in preventing injury.
Having your child wear a helmet every time they ride is essential. Today, helmets cost ...
(4/27/12) - Safe SleepSafe 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 ...