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Who We Are
The Safe Kids St. Louis Coalition is happy that you chose to visit our site. We work hard to provide injury prevention for children ages 0-14 in St. Louis City, St. Louis County, Jefferson County, Franklin County, and Washington County. We collaborate with many agencies to make sure that children in our area are safe. Please visit the portions that interest you and let us know if we can be of assistance.
 
What We Do
Safe Kids Worldwide promotes changes in attitudes, behaviors, laws and the environment to prevent accidental injury to children.  In the United States, we have contributed to a 45 percent reduction in the child fatality rate from accidental injury  –  saving an estimated 38,000 children’s lives.   Canada achieved a 37 percent reduction in child accidental deaths between 1994 and 2003, while the German child death rate declined 80 percent since 1980 and 75 percent in Austria between 1983 and 2003.  We’ve distributed more than 2.5 million bike helmets and 250,000 smoke alarms and checked more than 740,000 car seats.

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To find the nearest place to have your car seat checked Call (314) SSM-DOCS

For Program Questions:
Safekids St. Louis
Cathy Hogan
7980 Clayton Rd.
Suite 200
St. Louis, MO 63117
(314) 612-5770
Cathy_Hogan@ssmhc.com

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Safe Kids USA Award Winners

The 2010 Safe Kids USA Awards are the highest honors bestowed on our network. These awards are designed to give special recognition to those coalitions, coordinators and lead agencies who best exemplify exceptional sprit, drive and integrity in advancing our mission of preventing unintentional injury. Safe Kids USA is extremely proud of our entire network, but a few are deserving of special recognition because of their extraordinary efforts in 2010. Safe Kids USA is pleased to announce and congratulate the following coalitions, coordinators and lead agencies as 2010 Safe Kids Champions:

Coalition of the Year
Safe Kids St. Louis

Outstanding Lead Organization
East Tennessee Children’s Hospital (Safe Kids Greater Knox Area)

Outstanding State Coordinator
Cherie Sage (Safe Kids Kansas)

Outstanding Local Coordinator
Susan Cook (Safe Kids Greater Knox Area)

Outstanding Achievement in Public Policy
The Safe Kids Colorado Coalition Network

Congratulations to all of the winners, especially Cathy Hogan, director of Safe Kids St. Louis, and all of the coaliton partners in the Greater St. Louis Metro area.

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