Author: Safe & Healthy Children's Coalition

Congratulations Dr. Todd Vedder – NDN Healthcare Heroes – Physician’s Excellence in Healthcare Award

We are pleased  to announce that Dr. Todd Vedder, Immediate Past Chair and Board Member of our Coalition has been awarded  the Naples Daily NewsHealthcare Heroes – Physician’s Excellence in Healthcare Award! Congratulations and thank you so much for everything that…

Thank you Naples Children & Education Foundation – Founders of the Naples Winter Wine Festival

The NCH Safe and Healthy Children’s Coalition was awarded $58,000 towards the SWIM Central program on March 24, 2014 by the Naples Children & Education Foundation Founders of the Naples Winter Wine Festival.  The 2014 grant will continue to fund…

Life Jacket Loaner Program Launched in Collier County!

Our Coalition in conjunction with the Collier County’s Parks and Recreation Department launched the“Kids Don’t Float, Lifejackets Do,” lifejacket loaner program at Sugden Regional  today! Modeled after the “Kids Don’t Float-Give Them Something That Does,” initiative adopted in Alaska in 1997,…

Collier County Agencies Step Up To Save Infants’ Lives Babies sleep safest ALONE, on their BACKS and in a CRIB

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Dec. 16, 2013 Contacts: Paula DiGrigoli 239-537-3436 Debbie Curry 239-624-3975 Impact of Unsafe Sleep Practices: *  According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in 2010, 2,063 deaths were reported as SIDS, 918 as cause unknown, and…