Safe Kids Catawba County
The Health First Center offers a wide variety of health and safety educational
programs for children in pre-school through young adult. Following you
will find a list of the programs offered for children and teens.
For Infants & Toddlers
Parents can schedule appointments to get child passenger safety seats
checked at the Health First Center or attend various car seat inspection
clinics held across the county.
For Pre-School/Kindergarten through 6th Grade
Safety educational classes are offered to provide information and presentations
to schools, daycare facilities and churches upon request. Topics include:
Bicycle safety, water safety, sun safety, pedestrian safety, nutrition,
first aid and more.
Pre-Teen/Early Teen/Age 12 & Up
Babysitting Classes review the basic safety information for new babysitters
including stranger danger, fire & cooking, poisons, first aid, CPR
and baby care.
Countdown2Drive program is offered to schools and parents of early teens
to open the door for safe driving discussions and expectations for soon
to be drivers.
Teens/9th through 12th grade
Distracted Driving awareness program is offered to high schools to educate
young drivers on safe driving practices.
Public CPR and first aid classes are available for certification.