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OLBH to host class for babysitters


RUSSELL, KY. — Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital’s (OLBH) Healthy Community Services (HCS) will host a Safe Sitter class Wednesday from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. at Bellefonte Centre, 1000 Ashland Drive, on the campus of OLBH.

The class takes place in the Healthy Community Services’ classroom on the fourth floor of Bellefonte Centre. The cost of the class is $30 and includes a Safe Sitter backpack, training manual and lunch.

Safe Sitter prepares young adolescents ages 11 to 16 for the responsibilities of nurturing and protecting children. Safe Sitter teaches teenage babysitters how to handle crises, how to keep their charges secure, and how to nurture and guide a young child.

OLBH is a registered Safe Sitter teaching site and has been providing the program at the hospital for more than 20 years.

To register, contact the OLBH CareLine at (606) 833-CARE (2273).