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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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
Winter Sports Safety
Dangers of Alternative Heating Sources
National Burn Awareness Week
Brain Injury Awareness Week
National Poison Prevention Week
Eye Health and Safety Month
National Youth Sports Safety Month
National Playground Safety Week
National Safe Kids Week – Sports Safety
National Window Safety Week
National Distracted Driving Awareness Month
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
Fireworks Safety Month
National Safety Month
Water Safety/Drowning Prevention
National ASK Day – Preventing Gun Violence
Sun Safety Week
Hot Car Issues
Back to School Safety
National Night Out
Dog Bite Safety
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
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
Holiday Decorating Safety
National Teens Don’t Text and Drive Week
Safe Toys and Gifts Selection
Bike Rodeos teach children basic bicycle safety habits and the importance of wearing a helmet.