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Articles and Resources for Keeping Door County Families Safe

Youth Risk Behavior Survey

The Wisconsin Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) is conducted as part of a national effort by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to monitor health-risk behaviors of the nation’s high school students. These behaviors, in turn, result in… Continue Reading →

Answering Tough Questions

Some questions about alcohol and other drugs can be hard to answer, so it’s important to be prepared. The following are common questions and answers about underage drinking and drug use. Click here for a great article and document from… Continue Reading →

CDC-Halloween Safety

Fall celebrations like Halloween and Harvest Day are fun times for children, who can dress up in costumes, enjoy parties, and eat yummy treats. These celebrations also provide a chance to give out healthy snacks, get physical activity, and focus… Continue Reading →

Safe to Sleep

There have been dramatic improvements in reducing baby deaths during sleep since the 1990s, when recommendations were introduced to place babies on their back for sleep. However, since the late 1990s, declines have slowed. Other recommended safe sleep practices today… Continue Reading →

Several July 2019 Company Recalls On Infant / Toddler Equipment Due to Safety Hazards

July 26, 2019by: Rebecca Nicholson From the United States Consumer Product Safety Commision Recall date: July 25, 2019 Name of product: Children’s pajamas Hazard: The children’s pajama sets fail to meet the flammability standard for children’s sleepwear, posing a risk… Continue Reading →

Annual Safe Kids Door County Day

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*** August 15, 2020 – Door County Fairgrounds *** Safe Kids Day is each year in August. The event is FREE and filled with tips about biking, sun protection, animals, poison prevention, fire, playgrounds, safe sleep, boating, swimming and more…. Continue Reading →

Cell Phone Parenting

Getting a cellphone has become a milestone for most kids. Common Sense helps parents lay the groundwork for responsible cell phone use and manage the challenges and opportunities they bring. Learn how to decide the right age to get your… Continue Reading →

Internet and Technology Safety

  Technology Information & Resources Tips securing digital devices: Discuss the dangers of the internet and what they could encounter. Provide rules and expectations for your child when giving them an electronic devices. Explore security restrictions on the mobile device,… Continue Reading →

Product Recalls

Safe Kids is dedicated to providing you with a comprehensive list of monthly child-related recalls collected from the major federal agencies: the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the Food and Drug Administration and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. We also… Continue Reading →

Disaster Preparedness for Families

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has created Ready Wrigley to provide parents, guardians, teachers, and young children with tips, activities, and a story to help the whole family prepare for emergencies. Together with your child, join Wrigley as she helps… Continue Reading →

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