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Man who rescued toddler receives Safe Kids hero award at Children's Hospital of Georgia

...what you did."Each year 30-40 children die in hot cars ? a death that's 100 percent preventable, according to Rene Hopkins, the coordinator of Safe Kids Greater Augusta."He had the courage to take action and protect a child he didn't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-07-18/man-who-rescued-toddle
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...and shiny, round pills look like candy, according to Rene Hopkins, coordinator of Safe Kids East Central led by the MCG...effective interventions to help save a child. Source: Rene Hopkins, coordinator of Safe Kids East Central led by the MCG...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/02/24/met_117858.shtml
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...victim down in the water or causing other injury, said Rene Hopkins of Safe Kids East Central, which is led by the Medical...prevent these tragedies and keep children safe. Source: Rene Hopkins, Safe Kids East Central, led by the MCG Children's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/06/07/met_84383.shtml
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Authorities advise parents to take Halloween safety precautions

...treats being offered. Authorities advise parents to check their children's candy before letting them eat the treats.Rene Hopkins, the coordinator of Safe Kids Greater Augusta, said parents should feed children before trick-or-treating so that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-10-30/authorities-advise-parents-ta
Prescription drug disposal event set for Saturday

...a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday in the Kohl's parking lot at Mullins Crossing in Evans.For more information, call Rene Hopkins at (706) 721-7606, visit www.grhealth.org/safekids, or call the sheriff's office at (706) 541-2856...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-04-23/prescription-drug-disposal-e
Student project improves pool safety

...Hospital of Georgia, is seeking funding to take Francisco's project to another level."He did a very good job," said Rene Hopkins, Safe Kids Greater Augusta coordinator. "What we did was put together something with the state office to polish this...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2013-06-13/student-project-
Hospital officials urge fireworks safety

...injuries to children, with more than 300 cases reported."Children 5 and under should to not be given sparklers," said Rene Hopkins, the coordinator of Safe Kids Greater Augusta. "They're too young and their arms are too short for them to handle...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-07-02/hospital-officials-urge-firew
Taking aim at summer dangers

...summer. And it can be hazardous to a teen's health, unless safety measures are taken. Summer is trauma season, said Rene Hopkins, a registered nurse and the coordinator of SAFE KIDS of East Central Georgia, an initiative led by the Medical College...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/06/19/xtr_132753.shtml
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Child's drowning brings warnings to homeowners

...week's drowning of a 3-year-old should serve as a reminder for those flocking to water for the Fourth of July.Rene Hopkins, the coordinator for Safe Kids East Central at Medical College of Georgia Children's Medical Center, said drownings...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2012-07-02/childs-drowning-brings-warni
Class teaches parents safe ways for babies to sleep

...toys in cribs, or placing a baby on its stomach, it's all a big no-no, said Safe Kids East Central coordinator Rene Hopkins, who also sits on a local child-fatality review board. She says the number of children's deaths caused by inappropriate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2010-06-08/class-teaches-pa