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Many children have questions and can feel uneasy when emergencies occur in their communities. Together, we can help children learn about important community helpers in a calm and fun environment, so when an emergency strikes, children will understand who to look for and how to help. Created by WUCF in Florida, Meet the Helpers is a public media initiative designed to introduce children to public safety careers and to assist them with emergency preparedness. Watch the videos and find resources below.

"When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, 'Look for the helpers.You will always find people who are helping. '" 

-Fred Rogers

August is National Immunization Awareness Month

which highlights the importance of vaccination for people of all ages. National Immunization Awareness Month is an initiative of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).

Meet the Helpers

Scientists and Vaccines Keep Everyone Healthy

Vaccines are part of our daily lives and conversations now. Learn how Scientists and vaccines keep us healthy. Learn more at

Emergency Resources for Children