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  Safe and Sound: Worth Co. deputies allowed to drive patrol cars to church

The Worth County sheriff has started letting his off-duty deputies drive their marked patrol cars to church.

  Safe and Sound: AFD’s 24th annual fire safety program

As a part of fire prevention week, the Albany Fire Department wanted to make sure children know what to do in an emergency at their 24th annual kid's fire safety program.

Safe and Sound: Walking for a cure

You can help with the Walk to End Alzheimer’s by helping raise money for that research to find the first survivor.

  Safe and Sound: Preparing for flu season

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said the best time to get your shot is in the first week of October.

  Safe and Sound: The dangers of Vaping

Health organizations are again alerting Americans about the possible dangers of e-cigarettes, after a sixth person has died.

Safe and Sound: ‘Operation Southern Shield’ to crack down on speeders once again

This initiative will run from July 15-21.

  Safe and Sound: Actors come to Albany for PSA to end gun violence, suicide

As a way to combat violence and suicide, the child stars from “The Bernie Mac Show” came to Albany and put together a PSA.

  Safe and Sound: National Infant Immunization Week

Immunizations drastically reduced infant deaths and disability caused by vaccine-preventable diseases in the U.S.

  Safe and Sound: Call 811 before you dig

April is safe digging month and whether the project is large or small you need to call 811 before you dig.

  Safe and Sound: Elder abuse victims’ rights

This year alone, more than 300 people in Dougherty County have become a victim of some sort of crime.

  Safe and Sound: Fishing safety

The spring weather has a lot of fishers excited to reel in a big catch.

  Safe and Sound: Tornado shelters for natural disasters

Some people say investing in tornado shelters is a good way to keep your family safe.

Safe and Sound: Dangers of e-cigs for teens

The Food and Drug Administration is taking some more steps to keep e-cigarettes away from teenagers.

  Safe and Sound: Preteen Vaccine Awareness Week

March 11-15 is Preteen Vaccine Awareness Week and the Georgia Department of Public Health is spreading the message to parents and students

  Safe and Sound: Heart health

Heart disease is the number one killer in men and women.

  Safe and Sound: Avoiding card skimmers

While doing everyday tasks like getting gas or money out of the ATM, a hacker can find a way to steal your information in seconds.

  Safe and Sound: Safety at the ATM

Whether you are grabbing cash or depositing money, you should be aware of your surroundings when going to the ATM.

  Safe and Sound: Purchasing flood insurance even if you’re not in a designated flood zone

Insurance agents say floods are the nation’s most common and costly natural disasters.