Safety on the Road

Staying safe away from home is essential for children and families. Child safety on the road begins with families –– there are little things we all can do to ensure that kids avoid serious injuries and hospitalization. Norton Children’s Prevention & Wellness offers child safety education and programs to help families keep kids safe while they are outside of the home.

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