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Child safety seat checks planned

February 04, 1998

A free child safety seat check-up will be conducted Sunday from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Halfway Fire Co. building at 11114 Lincoln Ave.

The program launches Child Passenger Safety Awareness Week activities sponsored by Safe Kids of Washington County.

Another free child safety seat check-up will be held Sunday, Feb. 14, at Hamilton Pontiac/Cadillac, 261 Frederick St., from 9 to 11 a.m.

Anyone with a child safety seat in a vehicle may stop in and make sure the seat is properly installed and operated.

Motor vehicle accidents are the number one cause of injuries and deaths of children aged 14 and under.

Safe Kids of Washington County is comprised of representatives of Washington County Hospital, Hagerstown City Police, Children's Village, Hagerstown Fire Department, local fire/rescue personnel, Washington County Health Department, The Herald-Mail, and interested community members.

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For more information, call 301-790-8950.

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