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Community car seat checks

Posted on Apr. 16, 2014 ( comments)

Free inspections and summer evening hours help keep kids safe

“Is my car seat safe?”

This is a common question many parents ask. Safety guidelines change, recalls happen and kids grow. It can get confusing fast.

The certified child passenger safety technicians at the MultiCare Mary Bridge Center for Childhood Safety can help. Bring your car seat and vehicle’s owner's manual to one of three MultiCare locations during inspection times for this free service. Technicians will teach you how to install your car seat correctly and answer your questions about child passenger safety.

Extended daylight in the summer evenings means extended inspection times. Starting April 16, Mary Bridge will host six Wednesday evening inspection events from 4 to 6 pm at the Mary Bridge Safe and Sound Building located at 1112 S 5th Street, Tacoma.

Summer evening car seat check dates:
April 16
May 21
June 18
July 16
August 20
September 17

Additional Dates and Locations for Car Seat Inspections

Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital
Safe and Sound Building
1112 S 5th Street, Tacoma
Tuesdays 9-10:30am – no appointment necessary

MultiCare Auburn Urgent Care
202 Cross St SE, Auburn
1st Wednesday of each month, by appointment only
Call 253.403.1417 to schedule

Good Samaritan Hospital
Children’s Therapy Unit
402 15th Avenue SE, Puyallup
3rd Wednesday of each month, by appointment only
Call 253.403.1417 to schedule

Questions about car seats? Call the Mary Bridge car seat help line at 253-403-1417.
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