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MEDIA ADVISORY: Celebrate Safe Kids Day This Saturday

By Florida Department of Health, Office of Communications

April 15, 2015

April 15, 2015

Contact: Communications Office
(850) 245-4111


TALLAHASSEE— Families,children and residents are invited out this Saturday, April 18, to put a spotlight on safety. The Florida Department of Health and Safe Kids Florida are celebrating Safe Kids Day at the Sixth Annual Leon County Safety Fair. Safe Kids Day is an opportunity to raise awareness and resources to celebrate kids, prevent injuries and save lives. The event is free and open to the public.

Nationwide® presents Safe Kids Day with support from Johnson & Johnson, FedEx, Chevrolet, Kidde and Tide. Safe Kids Worldwide's national events have attracted the support of international celebrities, including Drew Barrymore, Sharon Stone, Mark and Rhea Wahlberg, Piers Morgan, and more. To learn more about Safe Kids Day, please visit

WHAT:Safe Kids Day
WHEN:Saturday, April 18, 2015
10 a.m.–1 p.m.
WHERE:Governor's Square Mall
1500 Apalachee Parkway
Tallahassee, FL 32301
(near J.C. Penney's parking lot)

Safe Kids Florida includes 13 local coalitions throughout Florida and is a member of Safe Kids Worldwide, a global network of organizations dedicated to preventing unintentional injury. Founded in 1988, Safe Kids Florida is led by the Florida Department of Health. For more information, visit or


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