Safe Kids Florida is led by Florida Department of Health, which provides dedicated and caring staff, operation support and other resources to assist in achieving our common goal: keeping your kids safe. Based on the needs of the community, this coalition implements evidence-based programs, such as car-seat checkups, safety workshops and sports clinics, that help parents and caregivers prevent childhood injuries.
Vision: Safe Kids Florida will be a recognized statewide advocate for children’s safety and the prevention of unintentional injury.
Mission: The mission of Safe Kids is to reduce the number of unintentional childhood injuries and deaths that occur in Florida to children ages 19 and under.
Florida Department of Health
4042 Bald Cypress Way
Tallahassee, FL 32399
Florida Coalition Coordinator
Safe Kids St. Lucie County coalition and Florida Department of Health in St. Lucie County, provides leadership to their communities and work to reduce unintentional childhood injury and death. They identify and target the most common injury problems in their local areas. Then, by combining the resources of their diverse membership, they plan and put into operation strategies to address those problems by:
Educating Adults and Children
Creating Safe Environments
Advocating For Effective Laws
Coalition and members reach out to their local communities with injury prevention messages, safety devices, and hands-on training. Through grassroots efforts, Safe Kids St. Lucie County programs reach families.
For additional information on injury prevention activities in St. Lucie County, please contact the Safe Kids St. Lucie County.
5150 NW Milner Drive
Port St. Lucie, FL 34983
The Florida Injury Prevention Advisory Council (FIPAC) was appointed to provide injury prevention research and practice expertise and to assist in the development, implementation and evaluation of the 2014–2016 Florida Injury Prevention State Plan. Appointed council and goal team members are assigned to one of the state plan’s prioritized goals. This group of approximately 50 individuals includes representatives from key state agencies, the medical community, injury prevention advocacy groups and non-profit agencies, university systems, research facilities, county health departments, laypersons, law enforcement, and health educators/injury prevention specialists.
For additional information on injury prevention activities in Florida, please contact the Injury Prevention Section.
4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin A22
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1722
Home fires can start and spread quickly, which is why we all need to be careful and educated when it comes to fire safety. Just a little bit of planning can make a big difference for your family.
Fire safety is complex issue. Here’s more information on how to handle carbon monoxide, prepare for any burns and scalds that result from cooking in the kitchen, find out what to do with fireworks and general fire safety tips.
If you have an emergency, please call 911
The SLCFD Administration Office
5160 NW Milner Drive
Port St. Lucie, FL 34983
Monday – Friday
8:00am – 4:30pm