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    Kohl's Car Seat Safety
     
    Dina Morrissey, MD, MPH, Program Coordinator for the Injury Prevention Center, explains proper usage of car booster seats.


     
    Watch Dina Morrissey, MD, Program Coordinator for the Injury Prevention Center, demonstrate how to properly install a car seat.

    The Kohl’s Cares – Kids on the Go Program, which raises funds for children's health and educational opportunities has created the Kohl's Cares Car Seat Check Program at Rhode Island Hospital. The program provides education on car seat safety and car/booster seat inspections.

    Upcoming Events

    Please check our online calendar for upcoming events.

    The Injury Prevention Center and the Kohl's Cares - Kids on the Go Program hosts car seat safety events on, National Seat Check Saturday every year. Certified technicians assess your child's car and booster seats to make sure they are installed and positioned properly. This free, outdoor event also includes fun activities, entertainment and refreshments for kids and families. Call 401-444-2208 to learn more.

     

    How the Program Can Help You

    With the Kohl's Cares Car Seat Check Program, certified child passenger safety technicians from the Injury Prevention Center can help teach parents how to properly install car seats in their vehicles. In addition, low-income families may qualify to receive a car/booster seat free of charge.

     

    Did You Know?

    A properly installed child safety seat lowers the risk of fatal injury by 71 percent for infants and 54 percent for toddlers in passenger cars. Unfortunately, more than 70 percent of child car seats are used improperly.


    Motor vehicle crashes are the number one cause of death for children.