Safe sitter course promotes child safety

Safe sitter course promotes child safety

CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) - It's a question that nags at many parents, "When is it safe to let the oldest child babysit?"

Pediatrician Patricia Keener has designed a program to help preteens learn how to care for younger children.

It's called Safe Sitter. The program teaches students CPR, first aid, injury prevention, and so much more.

The course is intended for kids ages 11 to 13. It costs $40.

Classes are offered on July 2, 17, 28, August 4, November 27 and December 29 from 8 AM to 3 PM at the Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.

For info on how to enroll, call 573-331-5107.

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