PAF Announces Casino Night – Corporate Sponsorship Opportunity

PAF Announces Casino Night – Corporate Sponsorship Opportunity

Dear Friends and Supporters of Children’s Safety: On September 14th, 2019, the Pediatric Associates Foundation will celebrate over 10 years of serving Florida’s children. This celebration dinner and casino night will honor friends and supporters of the Foundation and...
Child Safety is Everyone’s Responsibility

Child Safety is Everyone’s Responsibility

June is National Safety Month, so let’s talk about a problem many Americans aren’t aware of: unintentional injuries are the leading cause of death for our children. Surprised? You probably thought it was cancer or another disease, but no, it’s injuries: drowning,...
Drowning Prevention Day is Thursday, May 23, 2019.

Drowning Prevention Day is Thursday, May 23, 2019.

Drowning is the leading injury-related cause of death for children age 1–4. It doesn’t only happen when you are by the pool or at the beach; drowning can happen anywhere, even in one inch of standing water. Among children under age 4, 70% of drownings happen during...
Amusement Rides: Following the Rules Really Does Matter

Amusement Rides: Following the Rules Really Does Matter

As the weather gets warmer, more families are making plans for a day at an amusement park, state fair, carnival, or church festival. A big part of the fun is the thrill of the rides. Unfortunately, every year thousands of children are treated in emergency departments...