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Child Car Seat Safety Classes

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Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital
Goleta, CA

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Hello Parents,

Our monthly Car Seat Safety Class and in-person car seat inspections will be postponed through 2020, related to Covid-19. Please know that we will get through this time together and we will continue to make the safety of your children a top priority. Below you’ll find some alternatives and resources for guiding you in the installation of your child’s car seat.

For education and support with your car seat installation contact, Trauma Services for a free appointment (by phone or FaceTime):

Molly Hawkins, RN (805)-569-7478 (English Speaking)

Lauren Sutherlin, RN (805)-569-7521 (English Speaking)

Diana Hernandez (805)-324-9157 (Spanish Speaking)

We suggest you set aside approx. 30-45 minute for this education. You will be speaking with a certified Child Passenger Safety Technician.

Below are some helpful car seat links for your review provided by Safe Kids Worldwide: (English) (Spanish) (English) (Spanish)


Hola padres,

Nuestras clases mensuales de seguridad y las inspecciones en persona de los asientos de seguridad para niños quedan pospuestas como mínimo hasta la primavera del 2020, por el Covid-19. Por favor sepan que juntos superaremos esto y seguiremos tiendo como una prioridad principal la seguridad de sus hijos. A continuación, encontrarán algunas alternativas y recursos que le guiarán en la instalación del asiento de seguridad para su niño.

Si desean educación y apoyo con la instalación de su asiento de seguridad, comuníquese con Trauma Services (servicios de traumatología) para hacer una cita gratuita (por teléfono o FaceTime):

Sugerimos que reserven aproximadamente 30-45 minutos para esta educación. Hablarán con un técnico certificado en la seguridad del niño pasajero.

A continuación, encontrarán algunos enlaces útiles sobre asientos de seguridad para niños de Safe Kids Worldwide, que ustedes pueden repasar: (inglés) (español)  (inglés) (español)



Free Child Car Seat Safety Class

Is Your Child’s Seat Installed Correctly? Many parents are unaware that four out of five child passenger safety seats (80 percent) are installed or adjusted incorrectly. Cottage Health’s free Child Car Seat Safety Class will help moms, dads and others who drive with children learn how to keep kids safe while inside vehicles.

All parents are encouraged to have their child seats inspected by our safety experts to ensure they are correctly installed. California state laws require children less than 2 years old be rear facing unless they weigh 40 pounds or more or are at least 40 inches tall.

Also, children under 8 years old must be buckled into a car seat or a booster in the back seat. Only children who are at least 8 years old and 57 inches tall or taller can ride in the back seat without a booster.

Advance registration is required for the class.

For more information, please call Molly Hawkins at 805-569-7478 or Lauren Sutherlin at 805-569-7521.

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  • Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital
    351 S. Patterson Ave.
    Goleta, CA 93111
    Main: 805-967-3411

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