Keep your child safe at home, at play, and on the way!
Accidental injury is the leading cause of death in children 14 and under. Most of these injuries are preventable. Safe Kids Clark County offers education and resources to parents, guardians, educators, and others. Topics include:
- Bicycle safety
- Child passenger safety
- Falls prevention
- Firearm safety
- Fire safety
- Home safety
- Pedestrian safety
- Poison prevention
- Sleep safety
- Sports safety
- Toy safety
- Water safety
Safe Kids Clark County
Safe Kids Clark County is a member of Safe Kids USA, a grassroots network of more than 600 coalitions and chapters that work closely with law enforcement officers, firefighters, paramedics, health professionals, educators, businesses, public policy makers, and, most importantly, parents and kids to promote safety.
Safe Kids Clark County meets monthly from 10 am-11:30 am on the second Tuesday of every month at ESD 112, 2500 NE 65th Avenue, Vancouver. Except no meetings in July and August. Some of their priorities are proper usage of children's car seats, reducing vehicular injuries and deaths as well as water safety. Safe Kids Clark County maintains the life jacket loaner stations at Klineline Pond and Marine Park during the summer months. They also participate in Walk to School Day and Bike to School Day at several local schools. Safe Kids Clark County is also involved with the Car Seat Safety Class & Clinic at PeaceHealth on the 3rd Saturday of each month. Safe Kids Week is May 6-10, 2019 this year.
Safe Kids Clark County is a non-profit organization with 501C(3) status.
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For more information, contact the Chronic Disease Prevention team.