Cottage Health Safe Kids Day on June 9 Celebrates Kids and Focuses on Injury Prevention
Cottage Children’s Medical Center, the Trauma Center at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital and Safe Kids Santa Barbara County invite the public to attend Safe Kids Day on Saturday, June 9. The free event takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Girsh Park, 7050 Phelps Rd. in Goleta.
Safe Kids Day will celebrate kids and focus on injury prevention. Free drive-up car seat inspections will be offered, along with assistance from our experts in how to properly install child car seats. No citations will be issued, and there will be no driver’s license or registration checks.
Other safety booths and activities will include:
- Concussion education and awareness
- Instruction in hands-only CPR and prevention of infant choking
- Poison prevention and medication safety
- Low-cost helmet distribution
- Water safety
- Giveaways, food and more
Participating agencies in Safe Kids Day include: Alpha Resource Center, Car Seat 101, Children’s Miracle Network, CHP, Coast Safe Routes to School, Community Action Commission, Cottage Rehabilitation Hospital, Cottage Concussion Clinic, Cottage Trauma Center, Isla Vista Youth Projects, Our Kids Our County, Safety Matters Certified Training, SB Bike, SB County Public Health Department – Maternal Child Adolescent Health and the YMCA
For information on Safe Kids Day, visit CottageHealth.org/safekids.