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Child Safety Events

Helping Prevent Injuries and Accidents

Habitot’s Early Childhood Safety Campaign 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.

If you are interested in sponsoring future Safety Campaigns—please contact us at develp@habitot.org.

Child holding ID card made at Habitot

State Farm's Logo

Thanks to State Farm for sponsoring Habitot's 2015 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. We will also create personalized ID cards for children.


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.

 

2015 Safety Events

Poison Control
Prevention Week
March 15-21, Regular Hours

Safe Kid CA LogoAll week, check out our information booth on preventing accidental poisoning during National Poison Prevention Week, a part of our 2015 Early Childhood Safety Campaign. TEXT the word SAFEKIDS (SEGURO in Spanish) to 69866 for weekly poison prevention steps that you can take to help prevent accidental poisonings and tips for promoting community involvement in poison prevention.

Car Seat Inspection
2015 FREE Car Seat Inspections
• May 2 with Children's Hospital by reservation only (28 slots available).
Contact (510) 428-3045.


LOCATION:
St Columba Church parking lot
6401 San Pablo Ave, Oakland 94608
TIME: 11:00am – 12:00pm

• May 9

LOCATION:
City Hall West Parking Lot
950 West Mall Square, Alameda, CA
TIME: 10:00am – 12:00pm

• July 18
• September 12
These dates drop-in first come, first served.

LOCATION:
City Hall parking lot
1555 Oak St., in Alameda.
TIME: 10:00am – 12:00pm

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. Did you know that 90% are installed incorrectly and children are at risk? Participants will receive a guest pass for Habitot admission.

2015 Child Safety Fair
Friday-Saturday, July 10-11

A two-day safety event with multiple demonstrations from community experts. Free admission from 10:00am-12:30pm

LOCATION: 2065 Kittredge Street, Berkeley
TIME: 10:00am – 12:00pm

Friday, July 10


Toxin Free Homes Alameda County
Healthy Homes

AC lead poisoning prevention

Choke Saving Skills Spanish/English
EMT, Anna Griffin

 

Fire Safety
Alisa Ann Ruch Burn Foundation

Alisa Ann Ruch Burn Foundation

Helmet Safety
Helmets on sale $10
Make a smoothie on a bike blender

Alisa Ann Ruch Burn Foundation

Stranger Safety
Get your child's fingerprint book

Auto Safety
Car seat info & more

safe kids alameda

Water Safety
Car seat info & more

Poison Prevention
Hazarads around the home

safe kids logo

Disaster Preparedness
Emergency response

CARD

 

Saturday, July 11


Toxin Free Homes Berkeley Public Health
Prevention Program

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Poison Prevention
Hazarads around the home

safe kids logo

Stranger Safety
Get your child's fingerprint book

Helmet Safety
Helmets on sale $10
Make a smoothie on a bike blender

Alisa Ann Ruch Burn Foundation

Auto Safety
Car seat info & more

UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital
Kohl's Cares

Fire Safety
Alisa Ann Ruch Burn Foundation

Alisa Ann Ruch Burn Foundation

Disaster Preparedness
Emergency response

CARD

 

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