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    01 Mar 2015
    If you could make one place a safe haven for your children, where would it be? For many parents, the answer is their homes. Yet research shows more than 4.5 million children are injured in the home...
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    23 Sep 2015
    Home fires can start and spread quickly, which is why we all need to be careful and educated when it comes to fire safety. Just a little bit of planning can make a big difference for your...
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Who We Serve

Safe Kids Springfield has been serving the families in Christian, Dade, Dallas, Greene, Laclede, Lawrence, Polk, Stone, Taney and Webster Counties in Missouri for over 20 years and is led by Mercy Hospital’s Injury Prevention Center.

Welcome to Safe Kids Springfield

Accidental injury is the number one cause of death among children ages 14 and under in the United States. Our mission is to prevent accidental injuries to children through education, research, advocacy, environmental improvements, safety device distribution and public awareness programs. Safe Kids Springfield is one of more than 400 grassroots coalitions in the United States that bring together health and safety experts, educators, corporations, foundations, governments and volunteers to educate families and communities about safety and injury prevention.


Laundry Room Safety

Since 2012 when liquid laundry packets began gaining traction in the market, more than 33,000 calls for children 5 and under have been reported to poison centers.


Car Seat Installation

Did you know that 9 out of 10 car seats are installed incorrectly. Is yours one of them? Call 417-820-7233 for Tuesday or Thursday appointments.


ATV Safety

ATVs are popular among youth and adults for recreation.  They are fun to ride, but they can also be dangerous if the rider doesn’t operate the ATV safely.

Safe Kids Resources

Browse the materials and resources available for check-out by our partners