Car Seat Safety


Information found in the link below provides facts and tips about the importance of correct car seat installation and use. Additional resources are also available. 

Purchasing a used car seat is fine…only if you know its full crash history. This means that you must buy the car seat from someone you know, not from a garage sale, thrift store or online sites. If a car seat has been in a crash, is expired or broken, it must be replaced.

  • Get help installing your car seat from one of our certified child passenger safety technicians.
  • Free car seats are available if eligibility requirements are met.

For more information regarding eligibility requirements or to make an appointment, contact the health unit at (417) 859-2532.