Wood County, Wisconsin

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Safe Kids Wood County

Safe Kids Wood County was formed in 2006 and is led by the Health Department. The coalition's mission is to reduce unintentional injuries by empowering families and communities through educational initiatives and policy, systems and environmental changes targeting children 17 and younger.

The group implements various injury prevention programs and events and focuses on:

  • Child Passenger Safety
  • Fire and Burn Prevention
  • Safe Infant Sleep
  • Water Safety
  • Wheel Safety
  • Poisoning Prevention

Safe Kids Wood County partners with Marshfield Medical Center-Marshfield Children’s Hospital to offer car seat clinics. The car seat check is free of charge and no appointment is necessary. For more information call Heather Krzykowski at 715-387-7083 or Liz Kracht at 715-387-9675.

You can view more information including upcoming events on the Safe Kids Wood County Page hosted by the Safe Kids Wisconsin website or find us on Facebook

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Members of Safe Kids Wood County include:

  • Bright Horizons Childcare Center
  • Marshfield Fire Department
  • Marshfield Park and Recreation Department
  • Nekoosa Fire and Ambulance
  • Aspirus Riverview Hospital
  • Marshfield Medical Center
  • Marshfield Children’s Hospital
  • Wisconsin Rapids Fire Department
  • Wisconsin Rapids Park and Recreation Department
  • Wisconsin Rapids Police Department
  • Wood County Health Department
  • Wood County Sheriff Department
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