1st newborn surrendered to Florida Safe Haven Baby Box

OCALA, Fla. – A newborn was surrendered to Florida's first Safe Haven Baby Box in Ocala, marking the first time the box has been used.The baby box ...

January 5, 2023
4:52 PM

OCALA, Fla. – A newborn was surrendered to Florida's first Safe Haven Baby Box in Ocala, marking the first time the box has been used.The baby box is located at Ocala's Fire Rescue headquarters. Safe Haven Baby Boxes founder and CEO Monica Kelsey, Ocala Mayor Kent Guinn and Ocala Fire Chief Clint Welborn will be discussing the surrendered baby during a news conference Thursday morning.[TRENDING: Become a News 6 Insider]Ocala's location is one of 134 in the U.S. When it was installed in December 2020, it marked the first Safe Haven Baby Box in Florida.

Brenda Argueta