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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Safety City: Field trip destination celebrates 25 years

If you were a second-grader in Jefferson County after 1993, chances are you took a field trip to Safety City. For 25 years, nearly 150,000 second-grade students from private, public, parochial and home school programs […]

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Sleep deprivation with a newborn? Restoring sleep habits may take year

Most parents realize they’re in for some sleep deprivation when having a newborn at home, but now researchers have determined it takes much longer for sleeping habits to return to normal. A recent studyfound sleep […]

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Leukemia in children: What it is, signs and symptoms

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Audrey Sims’ first clue that her twins’ birth would be complicated came at 14 weeks of pregnancy, when a routine ultrasound found that one of her sons, Aiden, had a blocked lymph node, which can […]

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What is congenital diaphragmatic hernia?

Diaphragmatic hernia is a hole in the diaphragm caused by a birth defect. The diaphragm is the large muscle that separates the chest from the abdomen. In a diaphragmatic hernia, organs such as intestines, spleen, […]

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