FREE CAR SEAT CHECK

Date to be announced early Fall 2017

In passenger cars, child safety seats reduce the risk of fatal injury by 71 percent for infants and by 54 percent for toddlers. Most parents are confident that they are properly using their child's car seat, but in most cases (74-90%) it is being used incorrectly.

71%

Reduced Risk of Fatal Injury

90%

Restraints Used Incorrectly

WHAT TO EXPECT

Our certified child passenger safety technicians will spend about 30 minutes providing hands on education to teach you everything you need to know to make sure your car seat is installed and used correctly. Please bring your car seat manual and vehicle owner's manual. And don't forget to bring your little Buckeye too!


CARSEAT GIVEAWAY

  • Caregivers who are in need of a convertible car seat or booster seat for a child are invited to receive one for free.
  • Children must be present to receive a free seat.
  • Free convertible seats will be available to children up to 65 lbs.
  • Free booster seats will be available to children that are at least 4 years of age and over 40 lbs.
  • Caregiver must have a vehicle with them and participate in car seat installation education with our certified child passenger safety technicians.
  • Vehicles must have working lap and shoulder seat belts for booster seats.
  • Seats are available on a first come, first served basis while supplies last.

The Jerome Schottenstein Center - Scarlet Lot

  • 555 Borror Drive Columbus, Ohio 43210

 

For additional information please contact Julie Bing

julie.bing@osumc.edu

614.366.2101

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