McLeod Safe Kids Now Offering Safe Sitter Courses


McLeod Safe Kids will host a Safe Sitter class for girls and boys ages 11 to 13 on the following dates:

· June 17 (register by June 10)

· June 24 (register by June 19)

· July 15 (register by July 8)

· July 24 (register by July 17)

The Safe Sitter class will take place from 8:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. at the McLeod Medical Plaza, 800 East Cheves Street, in Florence. The class will be held in the Auditorium, Suite 100.

Taught by certified instructors, Safe Sitter is a medically-based program that teaches young adults how to effectively handle emergencies when caring for children. The class provides hands-on practice in basic lifesaving techniques, helpful tips including safety precautions, how to understand children of different ages, and the business of babysitting.

The Safe Sitter class costs $35, which includes materials, a certificate, and lunch. Please make checks payable to McLeod Safe Kids.

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

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