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Kern Medical launches new community education program: Safe Home, Safe Baby

Kern Medical's "Safe Home, Safe Baby"
Posted at 9:31 AM, Apr 11, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-11 12:31:07-04

BAKERSFIELD – A new community education program is coming to Kern Medical: Safe Home, Safe Baby.

 

The program is in collaboration with the Bakersfield Firefighter’s Burn Foundation, First 5 Kern, and the Kern County Department of Public. It aims to educate Kern County families about fire safety, burn and scald prevention, and how to create a safe sleeping environment for babies.

 

In addition, Kern Medical will offer monthly educational classes where attendees can receive a safety kit that includes a smoke detector, a scald prevention card, and a portable crib.

 

The first class will be held on Wednesday, April 26th, at 6 p.m. in Room 1058 at Kern Medical.

 

A Spanish translator will be available at all classes for Spanish-speaking individuals.