Mississippi State Department of Health

Child Safety Checklist


One of the biggest jobs parents face is keeping their child safe. Understanding the dangers children face, planning ahead, providing close supervision, and teaching children well is fundamental in creating a safe environment.

General tips

Rearing a child is hard work. These steps will help keep your family safe from serious harm.

Babies — birth to six months

Car Injuries


Household dangers

Keeping toys clean and safe


For answers to your child safety questions, contact your local county department, or call (601)-206-1559.

Links referenced on this page
until they are at least two years old    http://www.healthychildren.org/English/safety-prevention/on-the-go/pages/Car-Safety-Seats-Information-for-Families.aspx
your local county department    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/19,0,166,html ok

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