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Burn Awareness Week: February 5-11, 2012

Burn Awareness Week: February 5-11, 2012 Prince George’s County Safe Kids Coalition Teresa A. Crisman, Fire/EMS Department Coordinator, 301-883-5250 Source: Safe Kids USADid you know that young children’s skin is thinner than older children and adults, and their skin burns at lower temperatures and more deeply? Since burns are recognized as one of the most […]

Safety Tips to Avoid the Tragedy of Home Drowning

MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 Tragically, there have been two separate incidents of death of young children by (reported) drowning in Prince George’s County, Maryland, within hours of each.   The Prince George’s County Fire/Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Department is the lead agency in the Prince George’s County Coalition of Safe Kids USA […]

Child Passenger Safety – Laws to Live By

By: Ashley D. Mansfield, College Intern – PIO, 301-883-3164 Whether or not you have children, odds are you at least know a child. According to the latest United States Census data on Households & Families in Maryland, from 2000, the percentage of households with children under age 18 in United States homes is 32.8. This […]