Safe Sleep Campaign Kicks Off
As a danger to small children, it's a sleeping giant.
State leaders say so far this year nearly 100 infant deaths have been tied to unsafe sleeping conditions.
The state Department of Children and Families is kicking off the "Safe Sleep" campaign to educate Floridians on ways to prevent children from dying while asleep.
Examples were shown for things that put babies in danger while sleeping: such as "co-sleeping," in which an adult in the same bed rolls over and smothers a child.
Interim Secretary Esther Jacobo met with the media earlier today. She said that its important the department and state is able to identify those who will re-offend to prevent tragic situations across Florida. "The very sad reality is that unsafe sleep deaths happen in every community across our state and every walk of life," said Jacobo.
For more information you can go to: my fl families.com/safesleep.
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