According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), motor vehicle injuries are a leading cause of death among children in the United States. Buckling children in age- and size-appropriate car seats, booster seats, and seat belts reduces serious and fatal injuries by more than half.
Car Seat Checks
Polk County Public Health offers car seat checks throughout the year for parents and caretakers. Public Health has Certified Child Passenger Safety Technician who will inspected the car seat and evaluate how it is installed in the vehicle.
If you are interested in having a car seat check, call 218-281-3385 to make your appointment.
Car Seat Distribution
Polk County Public Heath distributes car seats for HealthPartners and Blue Plus Insurances. Contact us for more information at 218-281-3385.