Leon County EMS Hosts Ninth Annual Safety Fair
WHO: Leon County WHAT: Ninth Annual Leon County EMS Safety FairWHEN: Saturday, May 12, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. WHERE: Governor’s Square Mall, 1500 Apalachee ParkwayLeon County is proud to announce the ninth Annual Safety Fair at the Governor’s Square Mall, 1500 Apalachee Parkway, near the J.C. Penney parking lot from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.Hosted by Leon County Emergency Medical Services (LCEMS), the fun-filled event will feature free exhibits and activities to help educate children and families on bicycle safety, including a bicycle rodeo, a bike helmet giveaway and CPR demonstrations.Experts from LCEMS will host a child safety seat checkpoint. Parents and guardians can have car seats inspected and also receive hands-on instructions from an LCEMS certified car seat technician.Attendees will also have the opportunity to engage with first responders and explore their emergency response vehicles. Other presentations and activities include first aid demonstrations, thank-a-veteran letter writing booth, and other educational activities.Face painting will also be on site, and an appearance by Leon Lifesaver – a small robotic ambulance – will teach children about calling 9-1-1 and stranger danger.To view photos from last year’s event, visit http://leonphotos.org/p1042530060
For more information on EMS Safety Fair activities, contact LCEMS Major Sally Davis, Public Education Coordinator, at (850) 606-2100 / DavisSal@LeonCountyFL.gov or Mathieu Cavell, Leon County Community & Media Relations, at (850) 606-5300 / CMR@LeonCountyFL.gov.