Links Mentioned On July 7, 2021


Wednesday, July 7th 2021, 4:15 am
By: News 9


Links mentioned for News 9's newscasts on July 7, 2021.

Dangers Of Lithium Batteries

From key fobs, to remotes for toys, lithium batteries are everywhere in our homes, but many parents are not aware just how dangerous they can be for children.

The American Academy of Pediatrics and battery maker 'Duracell' have launched a campaign to educate parents.

The battery maker is also adding a bitter coating on the batteries to discourage ingesting.

Parents and caregivers can download the lithium coin battery safety checklist on Duracell.com and HealthyChildren.org.

GoFundMe For Latrell Davis's Family

Johnny Lee Bailey, 17, is accused of fatally shooting his cousin, Latrell Davis, at a southwest Oklahoma City apartment complex Tuesday night.

Davis was taken to OU Health where he later died, police said.

Family has launched a Go Fund Me fundraiser to help with funeral costs.

Oklahoma City CARE Center

The CARE Center is Oklahoma County’s only child advocacy center. The organization helps Oklahoma children and families with not only abuse and neglect, but also prevention. 

The center's new building will triple the amount of space for the agency and increase the number of interview rooms for seeing children.

The CARE Center is a nonprofit and is always in need of support.

To find out more about the agency and how to support, visit their website.

Wounded Warrior Service Dog Grant

Honoring America's Warriors has been awarded a portion of a $10 million federal grant to provide placement and training of service dogs for disabled veterans.

The Wounded Warrior Service Dog grant is funded by congressional appropriations to the Department of Defense.

Disabled veterans and/or service members may apply for the program here or call the HAW headquarters at 405-948-4376.