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    11 Jul 2015
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    Lake levels have risen dramatically with a rainy summer causing a lot of debris in the water.  Make sure little ones are always wearing a life jacket so they are safe on the water!
  • Featured Posts
    10 Jul 2015
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    Children are at great risk for heatstroke because a child’s body heats up three to five times faster than an adult’s. The temperature inside a vehicle can rise 19 degrees in just 10 minutes. Never leave a...
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    01 Mar 2015
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    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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    11 Jul 2015
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    Enjoy a 100-mile scenic ride and live auction to raise funds for babies in the Ozarks to have a safe place to sleep.
  • Featured Posts
    19 Jun 2015
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    Cycling is fun for the entire family, but both you and your kids need to be properly equipped when riding bikes, skateboards or anything with wheels. Kids, especially 11- to 14-year-olds, are sometimes reluctant to wear helmets....
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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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