Check out this article quoting our injury prevention coordinator on the dangers of hot car deaths and how to prevent them! Click here for the full article.
News of Orange Features Safe Kids Orange County Partners for Highlighting Hot Car Dangers and Heat Stroke Prevention. For the full article click here
For more information about safe gun storage you can visit BeSmartForKids.org
Check our our Safe Kids Coalitions’ June Newsletter for updates on relevant safety topics and their work in the community.
Listen to the ATV Safety Podcast from UNC Trauma Today. In under 15 minutes you can learn how to have a safe ride every time with ATV Safety Expert Steve Oesch. Wear your helmet every time, know the laws, wear protective eye gear and stay off main roads!
Summer Safety Tips Video Series is available online now from Safe Kids Orange & Chatham Counties. Topics cover stranger safety, travel and social media safety, pool and open water safety, hydration and sport safety, TBI prevention, hot car and car seat safety, and cooking and campfire safety. Participating community partners include: UNC Wellness Centers, UNC Neurosurgery, Chatham Soccer League, American Red Cross, Goldfish Swim School of Chapel Hill, Orange County Sheriff’s Office, Chapel Hill PD, Chapel Hill Fire Dept., Army Corps of Engineers, Insurance of the Carolinas, NFPA, and UNC Trauma Program.
Listen to the podcast interview of Michael Brown, a retired psychologist and long time American Red Cross volunteer. Michael works with families in crises during disasters and provides us with some insight on how to cope and help your family cope during the pandemic.