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Safe Surrender of Infants Act

Help us spread the word about Safe Surrender! Please print out the posters below and display them.

 

Safe Surrender Posters 

 

Download 8.5" X 11" Posters (Fireman, Mom/Baby)

 

Download 13" X 19" Posters (Fireman, Mom/Baby)

 

Who Is Affected?

The following people may be called upon to accept a surrendered infant:

  • Peace officers
  • Firefighters
  • Emergency medical services providers
  • Other medically trained individuals including doctors, nurses, or health aides
  • Any person the parent reasonably believes would keep the infant safe and provide
    appropriate care

Who Can Be Surrendered

For the purposes of the Safe Surrender Act, an infant is defined as being less than 21 days
old.

Safe Surrender Guidance

Confidentiality

Any information or documents regarding the surrender of an infant are confidential and
may not be released to the public.

Downloads

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