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As the summer swimming season kicks into full gear, Insurance Commissioner and Safe Kids North Carolina Chair Mike Causey reminds parents and caregivers about important safety tips to reduce child drownings.

As temperatures heat up with the onset of summer, Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey reminds North Carolinians of the dangers of leaving children and pets inside cars.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey and New Hanover County Sheriff Ed McMahon will hold an Operation Medicine Drop drug take-back event Wednesday, April 14, at the New Hanover County Detention Facility in Castle Hayne.

Insurance Commissioner and Safe Kids N.C. Chair Mike Causey invites the public to drop off their unused medication at our Operation Medicine Drop prescription drug take back event in Raleigh on Friday, March 5 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

In recognition of 2021 National Burn Awareness Week, which runs Feb. 7-13, Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey reminds North Carolinians of the causes of burn injuries and the resources of burn care available.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey encourages families preparing to watch Super Bowl LV on Sunday to make a quick television safety check to ensure they enjoy the game safely and without worry.

In recognition of Winter Weather Preparedness Week, which runs from Dec. 6-12 in North Carolina, Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey, who is also the State Fire Marshal, urges families to make preparations now for potentially dangerous weather this winter.

Insurance Commissioner and Safe Kids NC Chair Mike Causey is urging parents and caregivers to keep children safe this holiday season by following some simple tips recommended by Safe Kids North Carolina.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey announced that 21.9 million pills were collected during the highly successful fall 2020 statewide Operation Medicine Drop campaign.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey invites the public to drop off their unused or expired medication at an Operation Medicine Drop (OMD) prescription drug take-back event in Pineville on Thursday, October 22. The event's goal is to keep prescription drugs out of the wrong hands to prevent overdose or injury.  

Insurance Commissioner and Safe Kids N.C. Chair Mike Causey invites the public to drop off their unused medication at our Operation Medicine Drop prescription drug take back event in Fuquay Varina on Wednesday, October 21, so it can be properly disposed of and kept out of the wrong hands.  

In recognition of Child Passenger Safety Awareness Week, Sept. 20-26, Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey is joining the Governor’s Highway Safety Program in urging parents and caregivers to ensure children are secured in a properly installed child safety seat when riding in a vehicle to save lives.

Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey, who also serves as the Chair of Safe Kids N.C., is partnering with law enforcement agencies and first responders to ensure children are secured in a properly installed child safety seat when riding in a vehicle to save lives.

The Safe Kids N.C. team is partnering with law enforcement agencies and first responders to ensure children are secured in a properly installed child safety seat when riding in a vehicle to save lives.

As a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, more people are installing backyard swimming pools in North Carolina, making the risk of drowning more prevalent. Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey, who also serves as Safe Kids N.C. Chair, reminds all families of the dangers of drowning.

The Safe Kids N.C. team is partnering with law enforcement agencies and first responders to ensure children are secured in a properly installed child safety seat when riding in a vehicle to save lives.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey will be in Cumberland County on Thursday, July 9, to visit fire departments, an insurance agency and present the Safe Kids NC Coalition of the Year award to Safe Kids Cumberland County.

The 4th of July is synonymous with barbecues, parades and fireworks. However, this year, many Independence Day celebrations could look differently due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

As the summer heat cranks up in North Carolina, Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey and Safe Kids North Carolina reminds people of the dangers of leaving children in cars by re-launching our statewide summer safety campaign: “Baby, It’s Hot Inside.”

Insurance Commissioner and Safe Kids N.C. Chair Mike Causey is proud to announce the winners of four Safe Kids North Carolina awards for outstanding work in providing service to keep kids and families safe in North Carolina.

As the Memorial Day weekend holiday approaches and the summer swimming season kicks into full gear, Insurance Commissioner and Safe Kids NC Chair Mike Causey reminds parents and caregivers about the importance of water safety to reduce child drownings in pools and all bodies of open water.

As a result of the social distancing guidelines due to the coronavirus pandemic, our homes have become our offices, schools and playgrounds. With children spending more time at home while parents are navigating priorities, it is challenging to stay focused on everything at once which means that injuries for kids may be on the rise.

In recognition of 2020 National Burn Awareness Week, which runs Feb. 2-8, Insurance Commissioner and State Fire Marshal Mike Causey reminds residents of the causes of burn injuries and the resources of burn care available.

RALEIGH– As we prepare to watch Super Bowl LIV on Feb. 2, Insurance Commissioner and Safe Kids NC Chair Mike Causey encourages families to conduct a quick television safety check to ensure they enjoy the game safely and without worry.

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