In the Media: Links to News from Around the Country
By Larry Charny (NC), Communications Committee
Medicaid and CHIP: Families Can Apply at Any Time – So Why Wait?
It’s so important for children to get the health care they need, when they need it. That’s why the Connecting Kids to Coverage national campaign features the reminder that enrollment in Medicaid and CHIP programs can occur all year long. See more here:
Summertime is when students and your children and grandchildren are participating in many different activities including traveling. The non-profit organization EducatorLabs.org which is comprised of school librarians and media/market research specialists, has released a list of links with information that promote child safety for the summer. Check out and share these links and prepare now for the safety of your students and loved ones.
- Parents' Guide to First Aid - https://www.acls.net/a-parents-guide-to-first-aid.htm
- Summer Weather Safety & Survival -http://www.srh.noaa.gov/oun/?n=safety-summer-summersafety
- Teach Your Kid Well: Bicycle Safety Issues - http://www.ibike.org/education/safety-kids.htm
- How to Teach Young Kids to Swim - http://blog.poolcenter.com/article.aspx?articleid=6197
- Red Cross Home Pool Safety - http://www.redcross.org/prepare/disaster/water-safety/home-pool-safety
- 7 Steps to a Backyard Playground for Kids - http://www.homeadvisor.com/article.show.7-Steps-to-a-Backyard-Playground-for-Kids.10729.html
- Parents Central | From Car Seats to Car Keys: Keeping Kids Safe - http://www.safercar.gov/parents/index.htm
- Jet and Airline Travel Safety - http://www.ellejet.com/jet-travel-safety.php
- American Association of Pediatrics - Travel Safety - https://www.aap.org/en-us/about-the-aap/aap-press-room/news-features-and-safety-tips/pages/Travel-Safety-Tips.aspx
- 29 Tips and Tricks for Traveling the World with Kids - http://mylittlenomads.com/tips-and-advice-for-traveling-with-children
- Morocco Travel Safety - http://www.journeybeyondtravel.com/news/morocco-travel-safety