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Child Passenger Safety

Child Passenger Safety Program

Whatcom County Health Department's Parent Child Division is involved with:

  • Organization of county wide car seat inspections
  • Organization of training for car seat inspectors
  • Compiling data from car seat inspections
  • Education to families and groups on proper installation of car seats. Beginning 2/05, monthly education classes will be open to all, call 676-6724 Ext. 32107 to register.
  • Distribution of over 400 car seats to low income families
  • Participation in the Whatcom County Child Passenger Safety Team
  • Participation at local events promoting child passenger safety (Lynden Fair, Ski to Sea, Kids Day at Civic Field)

Jean Jenkins, RN, is a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Certified Car Seat Technician. Jean and the Parent-Child nursing staff are available to help families with their child´s car seat and booster seat needs.

Links:

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

  • Car seat ease of use rating
  • Car seat registration
  • Car seat recalls

Washington Safety Restraint Coalition

  • Washington State resources

Safe Kids World Wide

  • Product recalls
  • Safety tips
  • Children's activities