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.
SARAH LINDENFELD HALL, GO ASK MOM EDITOR
Steering clear of coronavirus, but facing other at-home risks: Tips to keep kids injury free
As we stay home to steer clear of the coronavirus, kids are at risk for other at-home dangers…..For the Full Article from WRAL click here.
The first edition of the Injury Prevention North Carolina newsletter focuses on national and local trends in injury mechanisms resulting from Covid-19 and the stay at home order. Topics include, home safety, suicide prevention, risky drinking, and child abuse. To read the issue click here.
Parents are juggling more than ever right now. Amid the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak, nearly every facet of everyday life has changed. Schools and day cares are closed, so kids are home. Parents are either working from home and trying to home-school or still having to go to work in these frightening times. For the full article click here.