|The Licking County Health Department (LCHD) is partnering with the Buckeye Valley Family YMCA and Safe Kids Ohio for a free Child Car Seat Safety Check this Thursday, June 24, between 3:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. at the Buckeye Valley Family YMCA – located at 470 W Church St., in Newark. Visit us for a free child car seat safety check or installation by one of our Certified Child Passenger Safety Technicians.
Vehicle crashes are a leading cause of death for kids ages 1 through 12. In 2018, the CDC reported 636 children under the age of 12 died in motor vehicle crashes, and more than 97,000 were injured. Correctly used child safety seats can reduce the risk of death by as much as 71 percent!
Certified Child Passenger Safety Technicians will assist in installation of a child’s car seat for free. You are welcome to bring along your child whose car seat you are getting checked.
This event is first come, first serve between 3:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. at the Buckeye Valley Family YMCA. All parents and caregivers are invited to attend this event. For more information on car seat safety, go to: The Right Seat | NHTSA