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Thursday May 26th, 2016 2:57AM

Safe Kids awarded car seat mini-grant

By Ken Stanford Reporter
GAINESVILLE - Safe Kids Gainesville/Hall County was recently awarded the 2014 Car Seat Mini-Grant by the Georgia Department of Public Health, Injury Prevention Program.

Through the Mini-Grant, Safe Kids Gainesville/Hall County and the Hall County Health Department work together to provide car seats and education to financially eligible families in Hall County. This program is funded by the Governor's Office of Highway Safety to help ensure Georgia's children are safe while riding in motor vehicles.

"It's our responsibility to keep our children safe," said Kimberly Martin, Coalition Coordinator for Safe Kids Gainesville/Hall County. "The Car Seat Mini-Grant is a great opportunity to help our community and help protect our kids from serious injuries or death in motor vehicle crashes."

Car Seat Inspection Stations in Hall County:

Gainesville Police Department
Where: 701 Queen City Parkway, Gainesville
When: Tuesdays 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Georgia State Patrol
Where: 2000 Cleveland Highway, Gainesville
When: Monday - Friday
Please call 770-535-6951 for a same-day appointment

Hall County Sheriff's Department
Where: 610 Main Street, Gainesville
When: Monday - Friday
Please call 770-531-6889 for a same-day appointment

Safe Kids Gainesville/Hall County Office
2150 Limestone Parkway, Suite 115, Gainesville
Please call 770-219-8095 - By appointment only

Safe Kids Gainesville/Hall County is led by Northeast Georgia Medical Center and funded by The Medical Center Foundation Healthy JourneyCampaign.
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