Child safety seats checked Sept. 21

HUDSON—In observance of National Child Passenger Safety Week, Columbia County Sheriff David Harrison, Jr., announces that the Sheriff’s Office, in partnership with the Columbia County Health Department, the NYS Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee, and the Hudson Police Department will check child safety seats, Saturday September 21, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Hudson High School parking lot on Harry Howard Avenue.

Parents and caregivers will receive one-to-one installation guidance and safety education from nationally-certified child passenger safety technicians at no charge.

Child seats will be provided, while supplies last, to low-income families who have a need for a child safety seat(s) and meet guidelines set by the New York State Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee.

Guidelines to meet before child safety seats are that applicants must: have his or her vehicle present; meet income eligibility requirements; receive education on child passenger safety; complete the manufacturer’s warranty card and sign an agreement form and waiver of liability form.

Call a certified child passenger safety technician at 518 828-3358 X 1293 for more information or visit the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office website at www.columbiacountysheriff.us/childseatsafety.html.

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