Franciscan Health to offer free child seat inspections

Franciscan Health Indianapolis will offer free child seat inspections with certified technicians on Sept. 21.

The technicians will demonstrate proper use of car seats and booster seats for kids.

The event is 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the parking lot of Franciscan Health Weight Loss Center, 5230 E. Stop 11 Road, Indianapolis.

Franciscan Health is partnering with the Automotive Safety Program at the Indiana University School of Medicine and the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute. The event coincides with Child Passenger Safety Week.

Language interpreters will be on hand to assist Hispanic and Burmese/Chin parents and adult caregivers.

Children’s car seats will be provided for families who can prove they are receiving public assistance, and the child must be present.

If residents are unable to visit inspection, free inspections can be arranged any time calling Franciscan Health Indianapolis at 317-528-5774.