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Do you need 1-on-1 personalized instruction on how to properly use your child’s car seat?

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Ask about our Child Passenger Safety Awareness Course!

This course provides basic knowledge to increase awareness and promote good, better and best child passenger safety practices. The presentation focuses on discussion of basic highlights supplemented by video clips.

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The Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee (GTSC) awards funds to local, state and not-for-profit agencies for projects to improve highway safety reduce deaths and serious injuries due to crashes.

The Seneca County Health Department (SCHD) is a certified Child Passenger Safety Seat fitting station which receives program funding through the Highway Safety Grant Program offered by GTSC. With these funds the SCHD is able to purchase child passenger safety seats, educational materials and provide certified technicians for instruction and demonstration of safety features and proper use of child safety seats.

Would you like a FREE child passenger safety seat?

You may qualify if you answer YES to one or more of the following questions:

• Are you a parent or guardian of a child age newborn to 14 years?
• Do you receive:
     o TANF
     o SNAP
     o Medicaid
     o Foster Care
     o WIC

Contact the Seneca County Health Department at 315-539-1920 to see about receiving your FREE child passenger safety seat!

Did You Know?

• Road injuries are the leading cause of unintentional deaths to children in the United States.

• When installed and used correctly, child safety seats decrease the risk of fatal injury by 71 percent among infants, 54 percent among toddlers and 45 percent among children ages 4 – 8.

• Children should ride in a vehicle back seat until they are 13 years old.

Source: Safe Kids World Wide (

Child Passenger Safety Seat Tips
Your baby is safest riding in a rear­facing car safety seat (car seat) for as long as possible. Being rear facing protects babies from head and neck injury. It is best to stay this way to at least 24 months-or even longer, if the child fits the car seat size limits.

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