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Safe Kids Wausau Area

The Safe Kids Wausau Area coalition was formed in 1999 and is led by Aspirus Wausau Hospital.

The coalition focuses on:

  • Child passenger safety
    • Car seat checks - first and third Wednesday of the month.
    • National Child Passenger Safety Certification Course-annually .
    • Child passenger safety update class for current Child Passenger Safety Technicians-annually.
  • Water safety
    • Splash into Safety.
  • Fire safety
    • Delivering Fire Prevention.
  • Bicycle safety
    • Bike helmet sales.
    • Participate in local bike rodeos.
    • Educational programs
  • Ski/snow board safety
    • Sales of ski/snow board helmets.
  • Girl Scout Safety Wise Patch Program.
  • Accidental Medication Ingestion Prevention.
    • Educational programs and displays.
  • Sports Safety.
    • Educational clinics for local sporting clubs.
  • Pedestrian Safety
    • Walk to School Day.
    • Safe Routes to School.


Coalition partners include:

  • AAA.
  • American Red Cross.
  • Aspirus Wausau Hospital.
  • Aspirus Clinics.
  • Aspirus Home Medical.
  • Athens Police Department.
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters.
  • Brickner’s Park City.
  • Bridge Community Health Clinic.
  • Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin Community Services and Wausau Family Resource Center.
  • Everest Metro Police Department.
  • Girl Scouts.
  • Kronenwetter Police Department.
  • Lincoln County Health Department
  • Marathon Area Swim Association.
  • Marathon County Head Start.
  • Marathon County Coroner.
  • Marathon County Health Department.
  • Marathon County Sheriff’s Department.
  • Marathon County Social Services.
  • Marshfield Clinic.
  • Memorial Health Center.
  • Merrill Police Department.
  • Neighbor's Place.
  • Recreation and Forestry Department.
  • Rib Mountain Fire Department
  • Rothschild Police Department.
  • Saint Clare’s Hospital.
  • Wausau Child Care.
  • Marathon County Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department.
  • Wausau Fire Department.
  • Wausau Police Department.
  • Weston Fire Department.
  • Wisconsin Department of Transportation.
  • Yach's Body and Custom.
  • YMCA.


Sept. 6 - Car Seat Check Wausau

Sept. 20 - Car Seat Check Wausau


Contact us

Safe Kids Wisconsin is led by Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, a member of Safe Kids Worldwide.
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