Injury Prevention and Home Safety Event

April 29, 2021

UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh is once again bringing its mobile safety center to Pittsburgh neighborhoods this summer. The Injury Prevention Home Safety Van is a replica of the hospital safety center and travels to various community sites to provide home safety education and resources.

This year’s events will feature free bike helmet education and distribution sponsored by Kohl's Hard Head Program along with a variety of other safety-themed information and demonstrations including how to child-proof the home, the importance of smoke detectors, protecting children through gun locks, as well as free safety products for families to use in their homes.

The Injury Prevention Home Safety Van will make a stop at the following UPMC Children’s Express Care locations this summer.

UPMC Children’s Express Care - Shadyside
Saturday, May 15
Noon to 3 p.m.

UPMC Children’s Express Care - Wexford
Saturday, June 5
Noon to 3 p.m.

UPMC Children’s Express Care - Washington
Monday, June 14
5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

UPMC Children’s Express Care - Monroeville
Saturday, June 19
Noon to 3 p.m.

UPMC Children’s Express Care - Cranberry
Monday, June 21
5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

UPMC Children’s Express Care - West Mifflin
Saturday, June 26
Noon to 3 p.m.

UPMC Children’s Express Care - South Fayette
Sunday, June 27
10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

To learn more about UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh’s Injury Prevention Home Safety Van, please contact the Injury Prevention Department at 412-692-8229.

Sponsored by:

Kohl's Cares

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