Safety Seat Check

NEWTON, NC (May 1, 2019) - Safe Kids Worldwide is leading training this week at the Newton Fire Department for first responders throughout the area on child safety seat installation.

As part of the training, the public is invited to a free safety seat check at the Newton Fire Department Headquarters, 119 South Brady Ave., from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday, May 2.

When installed and used correctly, child safety seats decrease the risk of fatal injury by 71 percent among infants, 54 percent among toddlers, and 45 percent among children ages 4-8.

For more information, call the Newton Fire Department at 828-695-4314.