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Hospital offers car-seat checks

Post Independent Writer

According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, more children under 8 years of age die as occupants in motor-vehicle-related crashes than from any other form of unintentional injury.To help lessen that statistic, Valley View Hospital, with support and help from community agencies and groups, is offering car seat safety checks at its Kids and Teens’ Safety and Health Fair.The event runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m, at the Glenwood Springs Community Center, 100 Wulfsohn Road, in Glenwood Springs, and is geared towards parents and their children from newborns to teenagers.Besides the proper use of car seats, other topics addressed at the fair include:• bike helmet safety• a roll-over simulator• diet and nutrition adviceVolunteers are needed for the event. Call 945-3429 for information and to help. Volunteers are needed for the event. Call 945-3429 for information and to help.

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