Child Passenger Safety

Norton Children’s Prevention & Wellness provides child passenger safety information for parents and families to help prevent injuries and death due to a vehicle accident.

Car Seat Safety

Motor vehicle crashes are a leading cause for death for children in the United States. Making sure your child is buckled up correctly in a vehicle is an important thing you can do to help keep them safe.

Car Seat Safety

Preventing Child Heatstroke in Cars

Since 1998, nearly 900 children nationwide have died from heatstroke while left unattended in vehicles. Norton Children’s Prevention & Wellness provides safety information for parents and families to help prevent child heatstroke in cars.

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Norton Children’s Hospital Car Seat Checks

If you need help installing your safety seat or would like a certified car seat technician to check whether you’ve installed it properly, Norton Children’s Prevention & Wellness offers year-round car seat checks. Registration is required.

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