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Indiana Department of Child Services

Indiana Department of Child Services

DCS  > Foster Care > Caregiver Resources  > Safety Information > Summer Child Safety Summer Child Safety

This summer Water Safety

Water Safety

  • Drowning Fact Sheet
  • In the Pool (Summer Safety) YouTube
  • Be Right Back (Bathtub Safety) YouTube
  • Water Safety (from American Red Cross)
  • Water Safety (from KidsHealth)
  • Water Safety  (from TeensHealth)
  • Water Safety at Home (from SAFE KiDS WORLDWIDE)

    Children Left in Cars

  • One Decision (Powerful YouTube video, 7 minutes) Never leave children in a hot car during the summer.
  • 6 Tips to Prevent Child Heat Stroke in  Cars (video, 1 minute)
  • When was the Last Time You Left Your Child Alone in a Car?  (from Safe Kids USA)
  • How to Treat Heat Stroke (from verywell)

    Fireworks Safety

  • Fireworks Safety Information (from Indiana Department of Homeland Security)
  • Fireworks Safety Tips (from SAFE KiDS WORLDWIDE) Safety Tips and Information
  • Keep Kids Safe This Summer (from Centers for Disease Control & Prevention)
  • Summer Safety Tips for Kids (from PBS Parents)
  • Summer Safety Tips: A Guide to Protecting Kids when Activities Heat Up (from Care.com)
  • Summer Safety Tips (from American Academy of Pediatrics)
  • A Checklist of Summer Rules for Foster Families (from about.parenting)
  • Summer Food Safety (from the Indiana Family & Social Services Administration)
  • Sun Safety (from the Indiana Family & Social Services Administration)
  • Health & Summer Safety: Summer Outdoor Activities (from the Indiana Family & Social Services Association)
  • Summer Travel Safety (from the Indiana State Police)
  • Bicycle Safety (from the Indiana State Police)
  • Top Tips for Safe Summer Sports (from BrainLine.org)
  • Zika virus and family travel: what you should know (from Taking the Kids)
  • Zika Virus: How to Protect Yourself and Your Family This Summer (from IU Health) 

    June is Summer Safety Month