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SAFE KIDS Hosts National 911 Day

By Tammy J. Gay

 

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During the event, children can make a simulated 911 call. Dispatchers, police officers, paramedics, firefighters and other personnel will be available to talk to children about emergencies.

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Aug. 21, 2002 (Lexington, Ky.) -- Does your child know what to do in an emergency? Does he or she know what a "real" emergency is? The Fayette County SAFE KIDS Coalition, led by University of Kentucky Children's Hospital, will host its second annual National 911 Day from 3 to 6 p.m., Sept. 11, at Wal-Mart on New Circle Road.

During the event, children can make a simulated 911 call.

Dispatchers, police officers, paramedics, firefighters and other personnel will be available to talk to children about emergencies.

The event is free of charge to the public, and there will be giveaways.

For more information, call (859) 323-1153.


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