Highway safety

The Kentucky Office of Highway Safety has been partnering with Norton Children’s Hospital for the last 18 years through grant opportunities for our child passenger safety and bike rodeo programs.

The Kentucky Office of Highway Safety works specifically to save lives by reducing Kentucky’s highway crashes, injuries, and fatalities through relevant data-driven, outcomes-based approaches and effective program delivery.

Highlights of the collaboration between Norton Children’s Hospital and the Kentucky Office of Highway Safety

  • Car seat check locations at three Norton Healthcare facilities
  • Car seat check stations in more than half of Kentucky’s counties
  • Car seat loaner program for children with temporary special needs
  • Hundreds of law enforcement, fire department and health department staff trained using a national certification program

Kentucky Office of Highway Safety

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Family discovers child’s brain tumor after routine eye checkup

Three-year-old Apphia Rosenthal started a regular day last summer eating eggs and chatting with her parents. She was excited about what color glasses she would choose if she needed them (she was thinking something in […]

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Why you should ask your nurses or doctors to clean their hands

We often give reminders to our kids and family members about washing their hands. After all, it’s a do-it-yourself vaccine that can help prevent flu and other disease, and keep infections at bay. Did you […]

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Revolutionary CAR-T cell therapy for leukemia treatment coming to Louisville

Kids with leukemia in the Louisville area soon will be able to get the next big advance in treatment, a revolutionary immunotherapy known as CAR-T (chimeric antigen receptor T cells) therapy. In CAR-T therapy, a […]

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Pilot School-based Telemedicine Program available to JCPS students at select schools

Thanks to a new collaboration between Norton Healthcare and Jefferson County Public Schools, students at three schools have access to online medical care while at school. The pilot School-based Telemedicine Program allows a child to […]

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7 questions to ask before your child gets general anesthesia

If your child needs surgery that will involve general anesthesia, it’s important to know that pediatric patients have unique needs.   Their brains and bodies are still developing, and administering anesthesia to pediatric patients is […]

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