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Child Car Seat Check Today, Saturday, Sept. 22


ANCHORAGE, AK - Did you know that many families are using car seats incorrectly? Certified Child Passenger Safety Technicians will examine child car seats on Saturday, Sept. 22, to ensure Alaska children are buckled up safely. Bring your kids, your car seat and your vehicle. Please leave your pets at home.

Event details:
Who:             Safe Kids Alaska, Anchorage Fire Department, Alaska Injury Prevention Center and Alaska Highway Safety Office
What:            National Seat Check Saturday
When:           11 a.m.-2 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 22
Where:          Anchorage Fire Department Station No. 12, 790 Homer Drive, between 76th Avenue and Dimond Boulevard, off the Seward Highway.

For more information, contact Safe Kids Alaska at 212-3194 or www.carseatsak.org.

Safe Kids Alaska works to prevent unintentional childhood injury, the leading cause of death and disability to children ages 1 to 14. Its local partner agencies include Anchorage Fire Department, Anchorage Police Department, Alaska Injury Prevention Center, Alaska Sales & Service, FedEx, and State Farm Insurance. Safe Kids Alaska is a member of Safe Kids Worldwide, a global network of organizations dedicated to preventing unintentional injury. Safe Kids Alaska was founded in 1987 and is led by Providence Alaska Medical Center.

Providence Alaska Medical Center is part of Providence Health & Services, a not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health services, affiliated services and educational facilities. For more information about PAMC, visit: www.providence.org/alaska<http://www.providence.org/alaska>.

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