Forum stresses importance of child safety after day care deaths

(Christine Peterson/Worcester Telegram & Gazette via AP)

GEORGETOWN, Texas (KXAN) — After reports of local children dying in day-cares, a forum aims to prevent child injuries. The community forum will discuss how to ensure children’s safety at day care facilities.

Police are still investigating after a 5-month-old baby died in the care of a Georgetown day care operator at a registered child care home. Another child was injured at an illegal day care in Williamson County.

The Child Care Licensing forum today is at the Georgetown Health Foundation located at 2423 Williams Drive in Georgetown.

For more information on day care regulations check out the Texas child care research website. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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