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Heart, Sole and Glove 5K Run/Walk

The UK Health and Wellness 2013 Heart, Sole and Glove 5K Run/Walk will benefit Safe Kids Fayette County!

Date and time: Saturday, Feb.  9 at 10 a.m. 

Location: Coldstream Park  

Click here for additional race information.

A Play Safe! Be Safe! Workshop is coming to Lexington

Play Safe! Be Safe! is a preschool fire safety education program created by child development and fire prevention specialists. PSBS flyer_jpeg 

This three-hour workshop is designed for preschool teachers, center-based day care providers, fire safety educators and others who work with children and are concerned about children's health and safety

Date: Friday, March 15, 2013 

Time: 9 a.m. - noon, check-in begins at 8:30 a.m. 

Location: Central Baptist Hospital Auditorium, 1740 Nicholasville Road, Lexington 

Cost: Free. Refreshments will be served 

All workshop participants will receive: 

  • A Play Safe! Be Safe! kit at no cost for use in their classrooms year after year. 
  • A free subscription to the online Play Safe! Be Safe! quarterly bulletin – full of fire safety news, tips, creative ways to use the kits in the classroom and additional resources. 
  • CEU-eligible training and completion certificates. 

To register for the Lexington workshop, call the Safe Kids office at 859-323-1153 or send an email to srhann2@email.uky.edu.

Click here to find out more about Play Safe! Be Safe! workshops 

Click here to view the flyer 

FREE monthly car seat fitting station

Child safety seat inspection and fitting stations are available on the second Wednesday of every month. Parents and caregivers are paired with a nationally trained Child Passenger Safety Technician to receive one-on-one, hands-on assistance and recommendations on the safest way to transport their child.

Appointments are strongly encouraged. 

For additional information and to schedule an appointment, call the Safe Kids office at 859-323-1153. 

Auto Tech Service: Held on the second Wednesday of each month from 2-4 p.m. at Auto Tech Service, 780 Winchester Road, Lexington, Ky. View the flier for the Auto Tech Service location (PDF, 2.9 MB).

2013 coalition meetings

Safe Kids Fayette County meets on the first Wednesday of each month from 12:30-1:30 p.m. at Cardinal Hill Rehabilitation Hospital Center of Learning, located at 2050 Versailles Road. Meetings are open to anyone interested in our mission to protect children from unintentional injuries. Join us!

Click here to find out more about who we are and what we do!

2013 safety awareness topics and observances 

January
Winter Sports Safety
 
Dangers of Alternative Heating Sources 

February
National Burn Awareness Week 
 

March
Brain Injury Awareness Week
National Poison Prevention Week 
Eye Health and Safety Month
 

April
National Youth Sports Safety Month
National Playground Safety Week 
National Safe Kids Week – Sports Safety 
National Window Safety Week 
National Distracted Driving Awareness Month 

May
Keep Kids Alive Drive 25 Day 
National Trauma Awareness Month
National Bike Safety Month
National Dog Bite Prevention Week 
Buckle Up America! Week
National Click It or Ticket Campaign
National Safe Boating Week 
 

June
Fireworks Safety Month
National Safety Month
Water Safety/Drowning Prevention
Summer Safety
National ASK Day – Preventing Gun Violence 
 
Sun Safety Week 

July 
Fireworks Safety  
Hot Car Issues

August

Back to School Safety
National Night Out 
Home Alone
Dog Bite Safety

September
Backpack Awareness Day 
National Child Passenger Safety Week 
School Bus Safety
Baby Safety Month
National Farm Safety Week 
National Childhood Injury Prevention Week
National Preparedness Month

October
Walk To School Day
Put the Brakes on Fatalities Day
National Fire Prevention Month
Teen Driver Safety Week
National School Bus Safety Week
Brain Injury Awareness Month
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Awareness Month
 

 November
Hunting/Firearms Safety
Holiday Decorating Safety
 
National Teens Don’t Text and Drive Week 

December
Safe Toys and Gifts Selection
 

 

 Safe Kids Bike 

Bike Rodeos teach children basic bicycle safety habits and the importance of wearing a helmet.

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