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  • Child Safety

    See the bottom of this page to watch a portion of a Safety Kids presentation. 

    Tips for Parents from the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children:

    Make sure you know where each of your children are at all times.

    1. Never leave children unattended in an automobile, whether it is running or not.
    2. Be involved in your children's activities.
    3. Listen to your children.
    4. Notice when someone shows one or all of your children a great deal of attention or begins giving them gifts.
    5. Teach your children they have the right to say "NO" to any unwelcome, uncomfortable or confusing touch or actions by others.
    6. Be sensitive to any changes in your children's behavior or attitude.
    7. Be sure to screen babysitters and caregivers.
    8. Practice basic safety skills with your children.
    9. Remember there is no substitute for your attention and supervision.

     

    Download and print a safety check-points sheet for kidsDownload Adobe Reader from Downloads Page or a coloring sheet featuring Charlie Check-First Download Adobe Reader from Downloads Page

    For a more thorough list, visit the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children website. View exit disclaimer policy page for links to third-party websites

    In Case of Emergency: Precautionary Measures

    1. Keep a complete description of your child.
    2. Take color photographs of your child every six months.
    3. Keep copies of your child's fingerprints.
    4. Keep a sample of your child's DNA.
    5. Know where your child's medical records are located.
    6. Have your dentist prepare and maintain dental charts for your child.