Warmer weather is here and the spring sports season is just around the corner. Now's the time to make sure your kids take the right precautions to avoid sports-related injuries.
In 2013, more than 1 million children ages 19 and under were seen in emergency departments for injuries related to 14 commonly played sports. Here are ...more
To children, medication around the house might look like candy waiting to be consumed. That's part of the reason why medicine is the leading cause of child poisoning in the U.S.
Every year, nearly 60,000 children are seen in the emergency room for medicine poisoning. Here are a few simple steps you can take to prevent ...more
It's not uncommon for kids to get their hands on potentially dangerous stuff around the house. From makeup and personal care products to pesticides and art supplies, many common household items represent a threat to children, especially if they're ingested. In fact, nine out of 10 poisonings in children occur in the home.
This week is ...more
Twice as many children are killed or injured while walking on Halloween than on any other day of the year. But Halloween doesn’t have to be the scariest night of the year for parents, kids or drivers.
Here are Safe Kids Fayette County's top tips to help make this year's Halloween fun and safe.
For parents and ...more
Kids across Kentucky are heading back to the classroom this week. From backpacks to buses, here’s what you need to know to keep the little ones in your life safe and happy as they return to school.
School bus safety
School buses are the safest mode of transportation for getting children to and from school, but injuries ...more