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Safe Kids Wood & Clark Counties

Safe Kids Wood County was formed in 2006 and joined with Clark County in 2021 to become Safe Kids Wood & Clark Counties. It is led by Marshfield Medical Center, Clark County Health Department, & Wood County Health Department. The coalition's mission is to reduce unintentional injuries by empowering families and communities through educational initiatives and policy, systems, and environmental changes targeting children 17 and younger.

The group implements various injury prevention programs and events and focuses on:

  • Child Passenger Safety
  • Fire and Burn Prevention
  • Safe Infant Sleep
  • Water Safety
  • Wheel Safety
  • Poisoning Prevention
  • ATV Safety

Safe Kids Wood & Clark Counties partners with Marshfield Medical Center-Marshfield Children’s Hospital to offer car seat clinics. The car seat check is free of charge and no appointment is necessary. For more information call Heather Krzykowski at 715-387-7083 or Liz Kracht at 715-387-9675.

You can view more information including upcoming events on the Safe Kids Wood & Clark Counties Page hosted by the Safe Kids Wisconsin website or find us on Facebook


Members of Safe Kids Wood & Clark Counties include:

  • Marshfield Fire & Rescue Department
  • Marshfield Park and Recreation
  • Nekoosa Fire Department
  • Aspirus Riverview Hospital
  • Marshfield Medical Center
  • Marshfield Children’s Hospital
  • Wisconsin Rapids Fire Department
  • Wisconsin Rapids Park & Recreation
  • Wisconsin Rapids Police Department
  • Wood County Health Department
  • Wood County Sheriff's Department
  • Clark County Health Department
  • Clark County Sheriff's Department
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