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The Problem: Accidental childhood injury

Accidental injury is the number one cause of death among children ages 14 and under in the United States. Also, each year one out of every four children needs medical attention for an accidental injury.

The Solution: Safe Kids

Safe Kids Cobb County is one of more than 400 U.S. Coalitions and 30 Member Countries that bring together health and safety experts, educators, corporations, foundations, governments and volunteers to educate and protect families. Safe Kids Cobb County is a member of Safe Kids Worldwide, a global network of organizations dedicated to preventing accidental injury. We know our efforts are needed because as many as 90 percent of accidental injuries can be prevented.

INCLEMENT WEATHER ANNOUNCEMENT

Safe Kids Cobb County follows Cobb County School System's closing schedule for inclement weather. If the schools are closed or delayed we are closed or delayed as well. Please reschedule your appointment with us. Thank you.

IMAGINE A WORLD WHERE EVERY KID IS A SAFE KID

What will your child grow up to be?

Kids are going to fall, crash, slip and tumble. It’s all part of being a kid, and we wouldn't want it any other way. But there are little things we can all do to ensure that kids avoid the more serious injuries that can lead to disabilities and even death.

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Safe Kids Cobb County was created in 1991 by its lead agencies—WellStar Health System and Cobb & Douglas Public Health. Since then the coalition has grown to include representatives from community, government, nonprofit, and for-profit organizations. Vision: The children in Cobb County will have a safe place to grow and play, free from unintentional injuries. Mission: To reduce the number of unintentional injuries of children ages 14 and under through:

Bike & Roller Skate Safety

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WATER SAFETY

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Home Cleaning Up-N-Away

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