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Health and Safety, Ages 2 to 5 Years - Other Places To Get Help


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): National Center for Injury Prevention and Control
1600 Clifton Road
Atlanta, GA 30333
Phone: 1-800-CDC-INFO (1-800-232-4636)
TDD: 1-888-232-6348
Web Address:

This branch of the CDC seeks to prevent injuries and violence and to reduce their consequences. The website has information on injuries, accidents, and situations that can lead to injuries. Topics include home and recreational safety, motor vehicle safety, violence prevention, and traumatic brain injury.
339 East Liberty
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
Phone: (734) 761-3186
Fax: (734) 663-2414
Web Address:

This website has information about chemicals in toys, clothing, and other products. The Ecology Center created this resource because product makers aren't required to disclose what chemicals are in many consumer products.
One Constitution Square
1275 First Street, NE
Washington, DC 20417
Phone: 1-800-488-3111
Web Address:

On this interactive website from the U.S. General Services Administration, you and your child can learn health, safety, and everyday living information specific to your child's age. Social media links and newsletter sign-up are also available.

Safe Kids USA
1301 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Suite 1000
Washington, DC 20004-1707
Phone: (202) 662-0600
Fax: (202) 393-2072
Web Address:

Safe Kids USA is a nonprofit organization that seeks to prevent accidental childhood injury. The website has safety tips about car travel, fire and burns, falls, poison, drowning, toys, and more. Links to each state's child safety laws and local SAFE KIDS coalitions also are provided.

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
4330 East West Highway
Bethesda, MD 20814
Phone: 1-800-638-2772 consumer hotline
(301) 504-7923
TDD: (301) 595-7054
Web Address:

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is an independent federal regulatory agency. CPSC seeks to protect consumers and families from dangerous products that can injure people, especially children. CPSC develops safety standards and informs the public about product hazards and recalls. You can call their toll-free number or email them to report unsafe products.


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Last Updated: November 26, 2012
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