JUL
07

FREE Child Car Seat Checkup Event July 10th 2014 - Concord

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The Contra Costa County Fire Protection District will be host to a Child Car Seat Checkup Event this Thursday, July 10th from 2-4 pm. Address: CCCFPD Training Center, 2945 Treat Blvd., Concord This Checkup Event is open to the public where parents and caregivers can have their child car seat inspected. Appointments must be made prior to the event; sorry no drop-ins will be allowed. New technicians will be getting certified along side experienced members of the John Muir Health Child Safety ...
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APR
11

Napa, CA: Death of child in crash leads to parents to get carseats checked - KTVU news story

[brightcove vid=3455351384001&exp3=836564367001&surl=http://c.brightcove.com/services&pubid=374678397001&pk=AQ~~,AAAAVzySoEk~,39KWv4t6IXBhr9fjdqt8jJhoVTxYZojR&lbu=http://www.ktvu.com/videos/news/napa-death-of-child-in-crash-leads-parents-to-get/vCXTMP/&w=615&h=392]The Contra Costa County Fire District offers free child safety seat inspections to residents of Contra Costa County. Every other month, your local firefighters offer appointments in Concord for parents who w...
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JAN
11

CCCFPD Car Seat Inspection Event - January 30th, 2014

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The Contra Costa County Fire Protection District will be hosting a car seat inspection event on Thursday, January 30th from 0930-1230. The event will be located at the CCCFPD Training Division at 2945 Treat Blvd, Concord, 94518. The event is open to the public but an appointment must be made. Space is limited so call early to reserve a spot. The make an appointment or for more information call the CCCFPD Child Passenger Safety Program hotline at (925)941-3326 or email at [email protected]
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OCT
12

3rd Annual CCCFPD Car Seat Event, Monday October 14th, 2013


  Nationally, statistics show that 3 out of 4 car seats are not properly used or installed correctly! Take the time to ensure your child is safe and that their car seat is installed the correct way. The Contra Costa County Fire Protection District will be hosting their 3rd Annual Car Seat Inspection Event on Monday, October 14th, 2013 from 1000 am to 1200 noon. The event is free to the public and will be located at the Fire District Training Division, 2945 Treat Blvd., Concord, 94518. No ap...
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SEP
14

National Child Safety Seat Week September 15-21, 2013

Is your child's car seat properly installed? National statistics show that year after year 3 out of 4 car seats are improperly installed or have been subject to a safety recall. Some of these errors could cause injury or death to a child if involved in a vehicle accident. September 15th-21st is National Child Safety Seat week sponsored by NHTSA. Find out if your child's car seat is installed correctly by having it inspected by a certified & trained child passenger safety technician at a loca...
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JUN
03

A Sad and Tragic Accident That Could've Been Prevented

A sad and tragic accident that could've been prevented! (Story & Video Link) Several people including a 5 year old girl were traveling in an SUV in Richmond, CA, several days ago and were involved in a vehicle rollover accident. Only the driver was wearing a seatbelt and the 5 year old girl was not in a child car seat. 5 year olds need to be restrained in some type of child restraint not only for their safety but because it's California law. Please make sure your children are properly restra...
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SEP
19

CCCFPD 2nd Annual Car Seat Event - Monday, October 1st, 1000 Am To Noon


The Contra Costa County Fire Protection District will be hosting their 2nd Annual Car Seat Inspection Event on Monday, October 1st, 2012 from 1000 am to 1200 noon. The event is free to the public and will be located at the Fire District Training Division, 2945 Treat Blvd., Concord, 94518. No appointment is necessary for this event. Firefighters that are nationally trained child passenger safety technicians will be on hand to educate parents & caregivers with the proper installation of child ...
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JUN
19

Quarterly CCCFPD Child Passenger Safety Event Scheduled For June 26th In Concord


  Contra Costa County Fire will have a child passenger safety seat installation event scheduled for June 26th from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm in Concord. If you live in Contra Costa County and would like to schedule a free child seat check-up and inspection of your car seat, please call (925) 941-3326 or send an e-mail to [email protected] We will contact you to confirm your appointment time and location. For this event you will have a one hour appointment window with a car seat technician ...
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MAY
21

Prevent Child Heatstroke Deaths in Cars

NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) recently launched a campaign to prevent child heatstroke deaths in cars. Here are several tips to help prevent a tragic event from occurring: - Never leave a child unattended in a vehicle – even if the windows are partially open or the engine is running and the air conditioning is on; - Make a habit of looking in the vehicle – front and back – before locking the door and walking away; - Ask the child care provider to call if the child d...
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MAY
14

FREE Car Seat Safety Checks - 12th Annual Buckle Up Baby Around the Bay

12th Annual "Buckle Up Baby Around the Bay" event on Thursday, May 17, 2012 happening at various AAA locations. The event is hosted by AAA and partners of the Golden Gate Child Passenger Safety Alliance. In the Bay Area more than 90% of child restraints are either installed incorrectly or not used properly! Come out and get your child restraint inspected to ensure it is properly installed. AAA Antioch — 1700 Auto Center Dr.,  Antioch CA  94509 11:00 a...
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JAN
28

Recall Notice Issued for Certain Britax Chaperone Child Restraints

Please pass this information on to any parent with infants who may own a Britax child restraint. Britax just issued a recall on certain Chaperone model infant child restraints manufactured from September 1, 2010 through April 30, 2011. The recall focuses on the harness adjuster which may detach from the seat shell. Should the harness adjuster detach from the seat, the child may not be properly restrained in the event of a crash, increasing the risk of injury or death. Britax is offerin...
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NOV
04

Child Safety Seat Check-Up - Monday, November 14th, 2011


CCCFPD, the John Muir Health Child Safety Coalition and the Salvation Army will be hosting a Child Safety Seat Check-Up on Monday, November 14th from 1000 am to 12 noon. Address: Salvation Army, 3950 Clayton Road, Concord, CA No appointment is necessary. Please stop by and have one of our technicians make sure you are using your car seat or booster seat correctly. Our certified technicians will check your seat selection, installation, and offer other safety tips. There is no cost to you for this...
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SEP
24

Public Service Announcement from Contra Costa County Fire - Child Passenger Safety Program (CPSP) Video

Click on this link to view the public service announcement regarding Contra Costa County Fire Protection District rolling out their Child Passenger Safety Program (CPSP) in conjunction with John Muir Hospital. To schedule an appointment you can call (925)941-3326 or email the Fire District at [email protected]
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SEP
17

Contra Costa County Fire Officially Launches Their Car Seat Program


September 18th - 24th is Child Passenger Safety Week. With that, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District has officially launched their Child Passenger Safety Program (CPSP) and 7 firefighters are now available to inspect and check child safety seats. Throughout the year check-up events will be scheduled at various fire stations by appointment and once per year the Fire District will host a Car Seat Event where parents and caregivers can show up to have their child seats inspected ...
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MAY
17

Child Safety Seat Check-Up Event in Pinole on May 25th, 2011


The Pinole Fire Department and the John Muir Child Safety Seat Coalition are hosting a child safety seat check up on Wednesday, May 25th from 11-1 at the Target parking lot in Pinole. The address is 1400 Fitzgerald Drive in Pinole.
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APR
29

CCCFPD Firefighters Now Nationally Trained as Child Passenger Safety Technicians


CCCFPD firefighters are now able to instruct and educate our communities with the proper way to install and travel with child safety seats. This new partnership with the Contra Costa Car Seat Safety Coalition is new and will be developing over the next few months. Stay tuned for more information and press releases.
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