Safe Kids Miami-Dade

SAFE KIDS del Condado de Miami-Dade

La Alianza SAFE KIDS (niños seguros) del Condado Dade está formada por organizaciones públicas, privadas y voluntarias que se unieron y se comprometieron a identificar y reducir de forma significativa las muertes o lesiones causadas por accidentes de los niños de la región sur de Florida.  Respondemos a las necesidades de nuestra comunidad al brindar educación profesional, programas de capacitación práctica e iniciativas legislativas esenciales para promover la seguridad y el bienestar de los niños.
 

Prevenga los ahogamientos y accidentes de los niños mientras estén cerca del agua. Designe a un adulto responsable para que use la Placa de Observador Acuático. El portador de la placa tiene la responsibilidad de supervisar los niños hasta entregar la placa al siguiente observador.

Recoja una placa de Observador Acuático, gratis, en la Sala de Emergencias de Nicklaus Children's Hospital o en uno de nuestros   Centros de Cuidados Urgentes.

Aprenda sobre la Seguridad en la Piscina y Cerca del Agua :

Seguridad en la Piscina de su Casa

La supervisión y los dispositivos de seguridad son vitales en la prevención de ahogamientos. Las cercas con candados, las puertas con seguros y las piscinas cubiertas, en combinación con la supervisión de los niños, ayudarán a crear un ambiente seguro alrededor del agua. Aquí le presentamos algunas formas de prevenir accidentes.

Cómo prevenir ahogamientos de los niños

No habrá gritos. No habrá salpicaduras ni chapoteo de agua. Sólo silencio. Ese es el sonido de un niño que se ahoga. La clave para evitar que un niño se ahogue es no quitarle los ojos de encima! 

Water Watcher cards are available at the following Nicklaus Children's
Urgent Care locations:

Centro de Cuidados Urgentes
3100 SW 62 Avenue
(Dentro del Garage Azul)
Miami, FL 33155

Phone: 786-624-4300


Doral Outpatient Center
3601 NW 107th Avenue
Doral, FL 33178

Phone: 305-418-7717


Hialeah Outpatient Center
990 W 49th Street
Hialeah, FL 33012

Phone: 786-624-4800


Homestead Outpatient Center
2072 NE 8th Street
en Campbell Shoppes
Homestead, FL 33033

Phone: 786-624-3800


Miami Lakes Outpatient Center
15025 NW 77 Avenue
Miami Lakes, FL 33014

Phone: 786-313-7821


Miramar Outpatient Center
12246 Miramar Parkway
Miramar Square
Miramar, FL 33025

Phone: 954-517-8912


Nirvair Chowdhury Midtown Center
3915 Biscayne Boulevard
Miami, FL 33137

Phone: 305-571-8712


Palm Beach Gardens Outpatient Center
11310 Legacy Avenue
Legacy Place
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410

Phone: 561-799-7256


Palmetto Bay Outpatient Center
17615 SW 97 Avenue
(Franjo Road)
Palmetto Bay, FL 33157

Phone: 786-268-1700


Pinecrest Centro de Cuidados Urgentes
11521 South Dixie Highway
Pinecrest, FL 33156

Phone: 786-624-5112


West Bird Outpatient Center
11449 SW 40 Street
Miami, FL 33165

Phone: 786-624-4200


West Kendall Outpatient Center
13400 SW 120th Street
Suites 100 & 200
Miami, FL 33186

Phone: 305-278-5912

Contáctenos

The Miami Dade County SafeKids Coordinator at Nicklaus Children's Hospital, can be reached at 305-663-6800.


Para más información sobre SAFE KIDS o para guías de seguridad para edades específicas, visite:
safekids.org


Prevención de Lesiones Infantiles

Las lesiones accidentales son las causas más comunes de la mortandad en los niños. La mayoría de estas lesiones se pueden prevenir. En Nicklaus Children's Hospital, estamos comprometidos a mantener a los niños seguros. Los siguientes artículos proveen consejos para prevenir lesiones y accidentes.

Car Seat Safety

As families hit the road for summer travel or even a trip to the grocery store, adhering to proper safety restraint guidelines should be at the top of everyone’s checklist.

06/27/2018

Seguridad en la Piscina de su Casa

La supervisión y los dispositivos de seguridad son vitales en la prevención de ahogamientos. Las cercas con candados, las puertas con seguros y las piscinas cubiertas, en combinación con la supervisión de los niños, ayudarán a crear un ambiente seguro alrededor del agua. Aquí le presentamos algunas formas de prevenir accidentes.

04/26/2018

Halloween Safety Tips

Everyone loves a good scare on Halloween, but not when it comes to child safety. There are several easy and effective behaviors that parents can share with kids to help reduce their risk of injury.

10/25/2017

Safety Tips for the Upcoming Solar Eclipse

In anticipation of the upcoming solar eclipse, here are safety tips to keep your family and little ones safe during this exciting natural event.

08/11/2017

Firework Safety Tips for the 4th of July Holiday Weekend

All fireworks, including sparklers, can cause severe burns and scars. According to studies conducted by the Pediatric Academic Societies, over 90,000 pediatric fireworks-related injuries were treated in hospitals from 2006 to 2012. These ranged from minor burns to loss of vision to amputation of limbs.

06/30/2017

8 Ways to not forget your child in the car Infographic

Heat Stroke is the leading cause of non-crash, vehicle-related deaths in children in the United States. On average, every 8 days a child dies from heatstroke in a vehicle. The following tips are reminders to prevent parents and caregivers from forgetting a child inside the car.

04/07/2017

Heatstroke Prevention: Put an end to hot car deaths

Every 10 days, across the United States, a child dies while unattended in a hot car. It only takes a few minutes for a car to heat up and become deadly to a child inside. As summer temperatures rise, more kids are at risk.

04/07/2017

Holiday Safety Tips for Kids and Parents

It’s that time of year again when we enjoy festive meals with family and friends, deck our halls with colorful decorations and listen to squeals of delight as our children open their brightly-wrapped presents. To help ensure your kids have fun and stay safe this holiday, here are a few tips to remember.

12/01/2016

Video/Social Media Game Safety

The latest trend amongst children and teens is video and social media games that encourage catching and collecting virtual characters. While these games encourage activity and family togetherness, they also cause safety and security concerns for families.

08/03/2016

Heat Protection Tips

In the past 30 years, excessive heat exposure has caused over 8,000 deaths in the United States.  Most heat-related deaths occur during the summer, people should be aware of who is at greatest risk and what actions can be taken to prevent a heat-related illness or death.

11/07/2013

Cómo prevenir ahogamientos de los niños

No habrá gritos. No habrá salpicaduras ni chapoteo de agua. Sólo silencio. Ese es el sonido de un niño que se ahoga. La clave para evitar que un niño se ahogue es no quitarle los ojos de encima! 

11/07/2013

Bicycle, Scooter and Skateboard Safety Tips

Childhood and Adolescence are wonderful times in the life of a child. Outdoor fun constitutes an integral part of growing up and remaining active in sports. At Nicklaus Children's Hospital, formerly Miami Children's Hospital,
we want to ensure fun times plus physical activity always go together with safety!

11/07/2013

Preventing Injuries to Children at School

Monitor and maintain school safety equipment and procedures.

11/21/2012

Preventing Injuries to Children who Live in Rural Areas

Allow children to perform age-appropriate farm work only under supervision.

11/21/2012

Preventing Childhood Recreational Injuries

Make sure children are prepared for the demands of their activities.

11/21/2012

Preventing Childhood Poisoning

Store potentially poisonous household products and medications locked out of children's sight and reach.

11/21/2012

Preventing Injuries to Children on Playgrounds

Ensure there is safe surfacing beneath and surrounding all playground equipment in order to minimize the risks of falling.

11/21/2012

Preventing Injuries to Child Pedestrians

Parents are the most important models of proper pedestrian behavior for children.

11/21/2012

Preventing Injuries to Children in Motor Vehicle Crashes

All children ages 12 and under should be properly restrained in a back seat on every ride.
Choose and use correctly the right restraint for your child.

11/21/2012

Preventing Injuries to Children in the Home

Childproof your home. Look at every room as your child would. Ask yourself what looks interesting and what can be reached.

11/21/2012

Preventing Childhood Falls

All windows above the first floor should be equipped with window guards _ preferably guards with emergency release devices in case of fire. Children can fall from windows open as little as four inches.

11/21/2012

Prevención de las quemaduras en la infancia

Debido a que los niños pequeños pueden no percibir el peligro tan fácilmente o pueden no tener la capacidad de escapar de una situación de una quemadura que pueda poner en riesgo la vida, asegúrese de que no estén expuestos a llamas abiertas o a otros riesgos de quemadura.

11/21/2012

Preventing Childhood Airway Obstruction Injuries

Because most infant suffocation occurs in the sleeping environment, infants should sleep only in properly equipped cribs. They should never sleep on couches, chairs, regular beds or other soft surfaces.

11/17/2012