Free child car seat checks on the Eastside, Seattle

Car crashes are the leading cause of serious and fatal injuries to children. The proper use of a child safety seat can dramatically reduce the likelihood of these injuries; yet, most car seats are not used properly.

The clinics are held at Overlake Hospital, Evergreen Hospital and Children’s Hospital in Seattle.

The clinics are an opportunity for one-on-one guidance on proper child car seat use. Bring your car, car seat and child, and be prepared for hands-on training. Expectant parents and other caregivers are also welcome.

To get the most value for your time, come prepared to participate in the check-up process. Also, bringing diapers, snacks, toys, etc., may make potential wait times more pleasant. These events are free of charge, but Overlake and Evergreen Hospitals require pre-registration.

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