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Car Seat Safety

Did you know that more than 4 out of every 5 car seats Oconto County are being used incorrectly?
Don’t let your child’s be one of them!

Get your child’s car seat checked for FREE! Call 920-834-7000 to make a car seat appointment held several times a month throughout the county.

Need a new car seat? Our program offers brand new car seats to parents/caregivers at either full price, reduced price or for no cost. To receive a no cost seat, the child must be present, fall within the WIC income guidelines, be in need of a new seat, and the seat must stay with the child. Cash donations are welcome and appreciated! The seats are available by appointment only or at one of our community car seat check events. Call 920-834-7000 with questions or to make an appointment.

Wisconsin Information
Wisconsin's Car Seat Law

Safe Kids Wisconsin: more Wisconsin specific information on car seat safety.

What Kind of Car Seat Does My Child Need?
Find the right car seat for your child's age and size.

Easy to understand handout with the 4 steps for kids.

How To Safely Install and Use Car Seats
Click here to watch why it's so important to keep your child rear facing to at least age 2 and beyond!

1 minute video to learn the right way to buckle your child in a 5 point harness.

Having a hard time getting the car seat installed tightly? Watch this short video with a helpful tip!

Click here to learn why your child should not wear a winter coat in his or her car seat.

In 8 out of 10 child deaths in hot cars, the child was either accidentally forgotten, or the child got into an unlocked car and couldn't get out. Keep your doors locked and when leaving a car, look before you lock. Click here for more information.