Children’s Hospital at Erlanger and Safe Kids Southeast TN Coalition host Safe Kids at the Zoo event

Chattanooga, Tenn. – Children’s Hospital at Erlanger has partnered with the Chattanooga Zoo to bring safety education to our local community in a fun and child friendly way. The event will take place on Saturday, April 1 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Chattanooga Zoo and is free with zoo admission.

Families will learn how to stay safe on the road, at home and at play with a full day activities. Representatives from Chattanooga Police Department, Red Bank Police Department, Chattanooga Fire Department, Erlanger Trauma Services, Children’s Hospital at Erlanger, Epilepsy Foundation of Southeast Tennessee, Safe Journey, Hamilton County Health Department, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, Mental Health Cooperative, Erlanger Community Health Centers, Chattanooga Allergy, We R CPR, Tennessee Highway Patrol, CTN-WTNP, Family Cornerstone Inc., Department of Early Learning, Catholic Charities, CABIA, Salvation Army, Hamilton County Coalition, CADAS, Centerstone-Child Safety Net, Area Agency on Aging and Disability, UT Nurse Navigator, Parkridge Health System and many more will be at the event with interactive lessons for parents and children alike.

Lindsay Bass, Pediatric Trauma Injury Prevention and Outreach Coordinator at Children’s Hospital at Erlanger, said, “Last year’s event was a lot of fun and provided fun activities while also teaching kids and parents how to remain safe in their everyday life. We hope that this year will be even better.”

This event is organized by Children’s Hospital at Erlanger’s Safe and Sound and Safe Kids Southeast Tennessee. Both organizations are dedicated to helping parents and caregivers prevent childhood injuries.

Safe Kids at the Zoo will take place on Saturday, April 1 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Chattanooga Zoo. The event is free with zoo admission purchase. Attendees can receive a two-dollar discount if they purchase tickets from the Chattanooga Zoo website,