The SafeMap App is a free, easy-to-use resource to keep your kids safe. You can find locations for:
Here are some frequently asked questions about SafeMap:
Q: Can I search for locations without a smartphone/app?
A: If you don't have a smartphone/app, you can find all the locations on the SafeMap App listed here:
|Swim Lessons (Interactive Map)||Swim Lessons (Addresses in PDF format)|
|Car Seat Installations/Checks (Interactive Map)||Car Seat Installations/Checks (Addresses in PDF format)|
|Helmet Fittings (Interactive Map)||Helmet Fittings (Addresses in PDF format)|
|Pill Drop-Offs (Interactive Map)||Pill Drop-Offs (Addresses in PDF format)|
Q: Should I just go straight to the location once I find it on the SafeMap?
A: We strongly recommend you first call the phone number attached to the location. Many of the helmet fittings and car seat installations are done by appointment. The prescription pill drop-offs are in police departments’ lobbies, which close at night.
Q: What if I can’t afford swim lessons?
A: The Drowning Prevention Coalition of Palm Beach County provides vouchers for six to eight swim lessons to eligible families. Supplies are limited. For more information, go to www.pbcgov.com/dpc
Q: What if I can’t afford a new car seat or a new helmet?
A: Safe Kids Palm Beach County provides low-cost, quality car seats and might be able to help you get a new bicycle helmet. To reach Safe Kids, e-mail program director Kelly Powell at firstname.lastname@example.org
Q: What is accepted at the pill drop-offs and not accepted?
A: Accepted at the pill drops are: personal prescriptions, over-the-counter medication, vitamins, pet medications, ointments, lotions and liquid medication in plastic or leak-proof containers. What’s not accepted at the pill drop-offs are: medication from businesses or clinics, needles, thermometers, bloody or infectious waste, hydrogen peroxide, inhalers and medication in glass containers.
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