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Parents Supporting Parents

Background For the past several years, the Department of Children and Families (DCF) has been researching active models for promoting family engagement and the value of lived experience in driving system-change. DCF explored many different models and selected Iowa’s Parent… Continue Reading →

Medication Lock Boxes Available

FREE medication lock boxes are available now from the Door County Alcohol and Other Drug Coalition. Keep medications safe from loved ones and pets. To receive a free lock box, follow the link below to complete a survey and call or… Continue Reading →

Reducing Stress for Families During Uncertain Times

Stress is very damaging to your emotional and physical health. It negatively impacts your ability to think clearly, and enjoy life. Stress management tools and tips can help you reduce the stress in your life, so you can be happier… Continue Reading →

Vaping & Door County Youth

A letter from the Door County Safety Committee to parents was sent in February of 2020. The letter contains information on vaping and what the consequences are for students having and / or using vape devices on school property.  In… Continue Reading →

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

*** 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 →

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