Tag - Safe Kids

6 tricks to keep Halloween a treat

AUGUSTA, Ga. – The trick to making Halloween a treat is being prepared, experts say. “The number one rule is plan, plan, plan,” says Carla Allen, a senior staff nurse in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Children’s Hospital of Georgia and an...

A.C.T. to keep kids from hot cars

AUGUSTA, Ga. – More than 500 children have died since 1998 after being left or becoming trapped in a motor vehicle. “Heat is more dangerous to kids than adults,” said Rene Hopkins, a nurse educator and coordinator for Safe Kids Greater Augusta, led...

Safe Kids records big numbers in 2014

Safe Kids Greater Augusta, led by Children’s Hospital of Georgia, logged nearly 2,000 hours of service in 2014 among its members, according to Coalition Coordinator Rene Hopkins. As a result, more than 6,000 adults and children combined were...

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