Health
Thursday, September 20, 2001
Safe Sitter classes offered
Safe Sitter classes for girls and boys aged 11 to 13 will be offered at Nanticoke Memorial Hospital. The two-part course will be held from 8:30 a.m. till 3:30 p.m. on Oct. 6 and 13. The Safe Sitter program is a medically-accurate instructional series that teaches youngsters how to handle emergencies when caring for younger children. The cost is $25. To register your son or daughter or your child’s babysitter call 629-6611 ext. 2540. The goal of Safe Sitter is to reduce the number of accidental and preventable deaths among children being cared for by babysitters. Thousands of adolescents across the country have been trained by Safe Sitter to handle emergencies. Participants also will learn about the business aspects of babysitting.