April 12, 2005

Car seat safety checks in Sutton

 
NEWMARKET- York Region Health Services Department is committed to reducing motor vehicle collision-related injuries and deaths in children.
 
Children under nine years of age are at greatest risk.  In Ontario, in 2002, 28 children were killed and another 3,114 injured in motor vehicle collisions.  One reason for these injuries and deaths was incorrect car seat use.  In York Region, 92% of the car seats checked since 1998 have not been used correctly. 
 
York Region Health Services is offering free car seat safety checks in Sutton to assist parents in learning how to properly install their child’s car seat.
 
WHEN: Thursday, April 28, 2005
  
 
WHERE: Sutton
 
These clinics are by appointment only; reservations should be made as soon as possible.
The time and location will be identified at the time of booking.  To book your reservation, call York Region Health Services Health Connection at 1-800-361-5653.
 
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Contact:   Rajesh Khetarpal, York Region Health Services
(905) 830-4444 or 1-877-464-9675, ext. 4063

 
 
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