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Helping Prevent Injuries and Accidents

Habitot’s annual Early Childhood Safety Campaign, now in its 17th year, seeks to address the high number of unintentional accidents among very young children—“the biggest threat to the life and health of children one to six years old”, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics.

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Thanks to State Farm for sponsoring Habitot's 2019 Early Childhood Safety Campaign: Car Seat Checks and Safety Fair Days are free admission events.


Join us for our annual safety campaign to help prevent early childhood accidents and injuries. Community experts from the Red Cross, Berkeley Public Health, and others will be at Habitot to demonstrate ways to keep young kids safe including poison control, earthquake safety, non-toxic homes, toddler helmet fittings and sales, stranger safety ID cards and more.


2019 Safety Events

Poison Control
Prevention Week
March 17-23, Regular Hours

Safe Kid CA LogoLearn about preventing accidental poisoning, an all too common occurrence among young children, during National Poison Prevention Week, the first event of our 2019 Early Childhood
Safety Campaign. Free resources!

Car Seat Inspection
2019 FREE Car Seat Inspections

Did you know that 90% are installed incorrectly and children are at risk?

• Saturday, April 6
• Saturday, June 15
• Saturday, August 17

TIME: 10am-12pm (last car in 11:45)
LOCATION:
Alameda Police Department
1555 Oak St, Alameda

Trained technicians will install and/or inspect your car seat. Offered with support from retired police officer, Bob Rollins, and the City of Alameda Police Department. Participants will receive a guest pass for Habitot admission.


2019 Child Safety Fair
Friday-Saturday, July 20-21

A two-day safety event with multiple demonstrations from community experts. Free admission from 10:00am-12:00pm

Friday, July 19

Toxin Free Homes Berkeley Public Health
Prevention Program

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Water Safety
East Bay Parks
Car seat info & more

Burn Prevention
Alisa Ann Ruch Burn Foundation

Alisa Ann Ruch Burn Foundation

Helmet Safety
Helmets on sale $10

 

Stranger Safety
Berkeley Police Department &
KidPower California
Get your child's fingerprint book

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Auto Safety
Alameda County
Safe Kids
Car seat info & more

safe kids alameda

Emergency Preparedness
Berkeley Ready

 

Poison Prevention
Safe Kids California
Hazarads around the home

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Fire Safety
Berkeley Fire Department

Berkeley Fire Dept 

Bike Repair & Bike Education
BikeMobile

 

Physical Health & Safety
City of Berkeley Ann Public Health Center

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Saturday, July 20

Water Safety
East Bay Parks
Car seat info & more

Poison Prevention
Safe Kids California
Hazarads around the home

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Choke Saving Spanish/English
EMT, Anna Griffin

Helmet Safety
Helmets on sale $10

 

Auto Safety
Alameda County
Safe Kids
Car seat info & more

safe kids alameda
Emergency Preparedness
Berkeley Ready
 
Fire Safety
Berkeley Fire Department
Berkeley Fire Dept 

Burn Prevention
Alisa Ann Ruch Burn Foundation

Alisa Ann Ruch Burn Foundation

Earthquake Safety
Red Cross
Emergency response

Stranger Safety
Berkeley Police Department & KidPower California
Get your child's fingerprint book

Safe Kid CA Logo

Partnership with Safe Kids California.

For quick poison prevention tips:
Batteries in Electronic Devices - Serious Hazard to Young Children »
Prevent Carbon Monoxide Poisoning to Young Children »
Prevent E-cigarettes Poisoning in Young Children »
Did you know lead poisoning is most common environmental illness in U.S. kids? »
Laundry Room and Detergent Safety »
Keeping you and your family safe from plant poisonings »
Medication Safety »

 

Thanks to Children's Hospital & Research Center Oakland for informational brochures.

For quick health and safety tips, join the free OUCH text message campaign.

 

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