Nicklaus Children's Hospital Injury Prevention Programs
Nicklaus Children's Hospital, is the Proud Lead Organization for the Miami-Dade County SAFE KIDS Coalition. The Miami-Dade County SAFE KIDS Coalition is comprised of public, private and voluntary organizations united and committed to identify and significantly reduce unintentional deaths and injuries to the children of South Florida. We respond to the needs of our community by providing professional education, practical training programs, and legislative initiatives essential to promote the safety and wellbeing of our children.
For more information about SAFE KIDS or for additional age specific safety tips visit: http://www.safekids.org/
. The Miami Dade County SafeKids Coordinator at Nicklaus Children's Hospital, can be reached at 305-663-6800.
Florida Special Needs Occupant Protection Program
A project of the Florida Department of Health, Bureau of Emergency Medical Services
A grant from the Florida Department of Transportation
In Cooperation with:
Nicklaus Children's Hospital
Children’s Medical Services
Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Program
to promote injury prevention and advocate for the safety and protection of all children with special needs and their families while riding in motor vehicles.
Dade County Special Needs Technicians:
Malvina Duncan, RN
Safety Tips to Prevent Childhood Injuries
Unintentional injuries are one of the leading causes of death among children. Most of these injuries are preventable. At Nicklaus Children's Hospital we are committed to keeping children safe.