Welcome to Safe Kids Cobb County
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 300 grassroots
coalitions in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico
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.
Safe Kids Cobb
County was created in 1991 by its lead agencies—WellStar Health
System and Cobb & Douglas Public Health. -
Safe Kids Cobb
County works with local schools, community groups, and businesses to
implement child injury prevention programs. -
Review our Safety Information page for important
information on Georgia Child Safety Laws, recalls, fact sheets, and
Check out the resources page for links to additional
Safe Kids Cobb County
WellStar Health System
114 Cherry Street Suite G
Marietta, GA 30060
Cobb & Douglas Public
1220 Al Bishop Dr.
Marietta, GA 30008
Online booking for car seat installations
and inspections. Click here to read
Safety Seat Inspection Stations -
If you think your child may be sick, please reschedule your appointment to
reduce exposure to pregnant mothers, other small children and babies. If
your child exhibits symptoms at your scheduled appointment you will be asked
to reschedule. Thank you for your understanding during this time of year.
February 6th is
TV Safety Day. Check out these
tips to see if
yours is safe. TV tip over
IKEA urges anchoring its dressers and drawers to the wall to
protect children. Click
here for more information.
Hot Tips for Cold Weather -
Check out the Consumer
Products Safety Commission's latest children's recalls