• Franciscan Health, Geminus to host car seat safety clinic 3/6

    New car seats available to select qualifying Indiana residents
    CROWN POINT, Indiana -- Franciscan Health Crown Point and Geminus Regional Health Systems are partnering to host a free car seat safety clinic in Kouts.
    The event will take place from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 18 at the Kouts Volunteer Fire Department at 108 E. Mentor St. in Kouts.
    Qualifying Indiana residents may receive a new car seat thanks to a generous grant from Geminus Regional Health Systems. A certified Child Passenger Safety technician will install the seats while supplies last.
    Caregivers must bring children to the event to allow the technicians to create a safe, proper fit.
    The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration recommends all drivers who transport young children in passenger vehicles have their car seats checked by a certified technician.
    Participants must meet eligibility requirements to receive a new car seat and reservations are required. To schedule an appointment and determine new car seat eligibility, call Marissa Adcock at (219) 488-1380.

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