Safe Kids

SAFE KIDS ADAMS COUNTY

Safe Kids Worldwide

Dangerous Things Teens Do In Cars

How to Walk to School Safely

Interactive - Walking Distractedly

School Bus Safety

Our Purpose

  • Uniting Adams County to fight childhood injury

  • Is a member of Safe Kids Worldwide

  • Provides a unified voice creating public awareness to reduce preventable injury

  • Unites Adams County groups and individuals to work together to make our community safer for our children

We Care Because

  • Injury is the leading killer of children between the ages of 1 and 14

  • Injuries kill more children each year than disease, kidnapping and drugs combined

  • 7,200 children are killed and 50,000 permanently disabled by preventable accidents

  • Medical and lifetime costs for permanently disabled children amount to billions of dollars

  • Society's loss cannot be measured

We Prevent Childhood Injuries by

  • Donating car seats, bicycle helmets and Carbon Monoxide detectors

  • Educating people about Car Seat Safety

  • Providing safety training for professionals

  • Providing educational materials and presentations to schools, parents, day cares and service clubs.

  • Providing consumer product safety alert information

  • Participating in health fairs

  • Working to create public policies which result in a safer environment for children

The most common childhood accidents/deaths are caused by TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS

Passenger
Pedestrian
Bicycle

For additional information about Safe Kids Adams County contact: safekids@co.adams.il.us or 217-222-8440 ext 102