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Internet Safety for Community Health

Resources for community health providers promoting internet safety to children and their parents.

Internet Safety

This guide is a collection of library and free online resources for teaching about Internet Safety. Whether you are teaching a class or hosting a health fair, the handouts, activities, and lesson plans available from these organizations will help you teach children and their parents about the potential dangers of using the Internet and how to protect oneself.

If you need help finding additional resources or choosing from these ones for your project, contact the librarians at

What is Internet Safety?

Being safe online is more complex than simply telling children not to give out their names and addresses to strangers and is important for people of all ages. Some examples of Internet Safety topics include:

  • Cyberbullying and online harrassment
  • Online gaming
  • Social networking
  • Preventing Identity Theft
  • Inappropriate content
  • Media literacy

The resources collected here can help you understand the many issues that children, parents, and health care providers must manage to keep children and their families healthy.

See also: Internet Safety at Wikipedia

Internet Safety for Children and Teens

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