Media Coverage

Safe Kids Greater Sacramento Media Contact:
Jennifer Rubin

Injury Prevention Lead
Safe Kids Greater Sacramento Coalition Coordinator
916-864-5684
jennifer.rubin@dignityhealth.org

Child Passenger Safety Week 2014                                                         KXTV News 10, 09/17/14                                                                    Sacramento, CA – Don’t be in a rush to move your kids from one stage of car seats to the next.

Child Passenger Safety Week on Univision                                   Univision 19, 09/17/13                                                                       Sacramento, CA – A new study from Safe Kids Worldwide reports that 1 in 4 parents admit to not buckling their children on every ride.  Mercy San Juan Car Seat Educator Adrian Gallardo discusses car seat safety.

Sacramento students pedal to school                                                         KCRA 3, 05/08/13                                                                                  Sacramento, CA – Camellia Basic Elementary students ride to school celebrating National Bike to School Day.  Safe Kids Greater Sacramento provided helmet fit checks and prizes for students riding to school.

Child’s death raises awareness about window blind safety,                  ABC News 10, 08/14/12                                                                              Sacramento, CA – A Sacramento 3-year-old died after becoming tangled in a window blind cord.  Safe Kids Member and Sacramento Fire Department Assistant Chief Niko King advises parents to keep cords out of reach. (more…)

New car seat law applies to kids 8 and under,

ABC News 10, 1/3/12                                                            SACRAMENTO, CA – Changes to California’s current car-seat law are now in effect as of Jan. 1.  The new law requires all kids 8 years old and younger to be in a booster or car seat unless they are 4 feet 9 inches or taller. (more…)  (Safe Kids Member Adrian Quintero, California Highway Patrol, featured in video).

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