Content Tagged 'children'

National Heat Awareness Day
KidsandCars.org is launching a Facebook campaign to help protect children from heatstroke in vehicles. Video Video
More MS Students to Receive Free, Nutritious School Meals Through Automated Process
More Mississippi school children will receive free, nutritious school meals through a new automated direct certification system at the Mississippi Department of Education.
Local Police Get Training on Interviewing Children
Friday wrapped up a week long law enforcement training program for Coast police forces. Video Video
MS Ranks #1 in Number of Children Vaccinated
Mississippi is near the bottom on a lot of lists, but we're number one in the number of vaccinated children, but at least one group is lobbying to leave the choice to vaccinate or not up to the parents. Video Video
MS Recognized for Highest Kindergarten Vaccination Rates Nationwide
Mississippi has the highest rate of vaccination coverage for kindergarten students nationwide, according to a recent Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (C.D.C.)
M.E.M.A. Launches New Disaster Preparedness Campaign for Kids
The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (M.E.M.A.), with the assistance of First Lady Deborah Bryant, unveiled a new statewide disaster preparedness campaign for kids at Louisville Elementary School Tuesday.
National School Bus Safety Week
Imagine a world with less traffic, cleaner air, and more affordable transportation.
M.D.O.T. Brings Awareness to Child Passenger Safety Week
With motor vehicle crashes being a leading killer of children ages 1 to 13, it is critical that parents use age and size appropriate child restraints to reduce these deaths.
M.D.O.T. Encourages Safety Getting Back to School
Whether walking, biking, or riding a bus to school, safety should be everyone’s top priority as summer comes to a close and children return to classrooms this fall.
Local Church Aims to Help Immigrant Children in Mississippi
Friday, El Pueblo, a Methodist church advocating for immigrants, held a training session for leaders in the Gulf Coast community. Video Video
Hard Rock Biloxi Packs Backpacks for Kids for the Bay Area Food Bank
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Biloxi has partnered with the Bay Area Food Bank to help meet the needs of children in the community.
Leaving Kids in Hot Cars is Risky Business
While one may consider leaving a child alone in the car, even for just a minute, the risk is not worth the consequences this time of year.
Gulfport Receives Excel by 5 Certification
The City of Gulfport has been awarded Excel by 5 certification. Video Video
MS Department of Health Urges Parents to Take Steps to Prevent Lead Poisoning
Hundreds of Mississippi children suffer from lead poisoning each year, yet lead poisoning is preventable.
Parents Urged to Immunize Kids Early Before School
The Mississippi State Department of Health (M.S.D.H.) has a homework assignment for parents: check your children's immunizations. Video Video
Summer Festival Hosted to Help Feed Hungry Children
Mississippi has one of the highest child food insecurity problems in the nation, meaning many children in Mississippi are going hungry. Video Video
Soccer Camp in Pascagoula Coincides with World Cup
Goal after goal was scored at the Gulf Coast Crew Academy Soccer Camp in Pascagoula Tuesday morning. Kids ages 5 to 13 are hitting the fields for three days to learn some new skills and fancy footwork. Video Video
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