Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates

Brenner Children’s pediatric emergency department has moved back to its original location. Learn more

In order to help protect patients, family members and health care workers from the spread of COVID-19, no visitors are allowed at any of Wake Forest Baptist Health’s outpatient or inpatient facilities, except in certain situations.
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More COVID-19 Updates

Choosing Safe Toys

During the holidays, it feels like we have many things to be concerned about around the safety and well being of the children in our lives. One of those looming concerns we all share is around toy safety, with reports about lead paint, dangerous magnets and other safety issues. Of course, we all wish that it could be guaranteed that toys are 100% safe. Clearly that’s not the case!

But, as far as we know, the top risk toys pose to kids isn’t lead paint; it’s the simple, deadly threat of choking. Below you will find additional toy safety facts and tips for injury prevention that we encourage you to look over as you shop for the children in your life this holiday season.