10 Easy Things You Can Do to Keep Kids Safe on Halloween

10 Easy Things You Can Do to Keep Kids Safe on Halloween

Children are twice as likely to be hit by a car and killed on Halloween than on any other day. Halloween can be one of the most fun nights of the year for children across America, but for parents, it can be the most nerve-wracking as well. On average, twice as many...

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Baby Sleep Safety and Suffocation Prevention

Baby Sleep Safety and Suffocation Prevention

October is Sleep Safe Month! There is nothing more beautiful than a sleeping baby, especially for parents who are often overtired themselves. By following a few simple tips, you can create a safer sleeping environment for your baby. Lay your baby on his or her back to...

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Safety Corner: Time to test

Safety Corner: Time to test

By Amy Bollen, Safe Kids Southwest Florida Fire Prevention Week was established to commemorate the Great Chicago Fire, the tragic 1871 conflagration that killed more than 250 people, left 100,000 homeless, destroyed more than 17,400 structures and burned more than...

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Safety Corner: Tips for safer cycling

Safety Corner: Tips for safer cycling

By Nancy M. Campbell, Safe Kids Southwest Florida  (Photos: iStockphoto.com/Wavebreakmedia) Kids of all ages are hitting the streets on their skateboards, scooters, tricycles, bicycles and anything on wheels. Wait a minute! Before you get started, let’s go over...

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Safety Corner: Summer fun but safety first

Safety Corner: Summer fun but safety first

By Lloyd Adams, Safe Kids Southwest Florida (Photo: iStockphoto.com/NatesPics) Well it is that time of year again. The warm weather has arrived, the bathing suits are out and it is time to have some fun. What are two of the most popular past times? Grilling out and...

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Safety Corner: Drowning prevention starts at home

Safety Corner: Drowning prevention starts at home

By Jamie Hoover, Safe Kids Southwest Florida Water safety starts with acknowledging that drowning can happen to any family. Understanding this is important in keeping our children safe. Keeping our children safe takes preparation and foresight. “I am prepared for the...

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9981 S. HealthPark Dr.
Fort Myers, FL 33908
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