A smiling teen going for a swim.

Swimming in lakes, rivers, ponds and oceans poses a whole new level of risk to children.  Here are five hidden hazards you need to know about to stay safe.

A father and son at the beach.

An expert from Safe Kids offers advice to parents who want to make sure that kids and teens swim safely in open water.

Bob Rost is America’s Favorite Crossing Guard 2018

Safe Kids and FedEx announce County Sherriff Rob Rost as the winner of the 2018 America’s Favorite Crossing Guard Contest.

A young boy drying off after the pool.

Safety experts say “dry drowning” is a myth.  Here’s what you need to know about real drowning dangers.

Hurricane Season

Find out how to prepare your family for a hurricane or any extreme weather emergency with some useful tips. 

Three Safe Kids employees become CPST certified.

A Safe Kids staff member looks back on a decision she should have made years ago. 

Medication being stored up and away in a top cabinet.

When it comes to keeping kids safe around medicine, parents and caregivers are the first line of defense. But while most parents say they know how important it is to store medicine out of reach and sight, they aren’t always doing so. 

toddler reaching on top of media center to tv

Before the big game, take time for National TV Safety Day. 

Safe Kids and Union Pacific are joining together for a new three-year program on rail safety.

Teen join in the challenge by filming a short video.

Safe Kids and program sponsor General Motors are joining together for an opportunity for high school students who reside in an area with a local Safe Kids coalition.

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