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Car Seat Inspection

Is Your Childs Car Seat Installed Correctly?

The Elkhart County Health Department offers child passenger safety technicians who can assist parents and caregivers with the correct selection and installation of child safety seats. Technicians are available to answer any questions.

If a technician finds that your child’s current car seat is considered unsafe, replacement options are available.

Some things to expect during the appointment:

  • The technician will inspect the car seat
  • Instruct on how to fit child in the car seat
  • Instruct on how to install car seat.

Here are some items we ask you bring with you to the appointment:

  • Your child must be present at appointment
  • Car seat and manual
  • Vehicle manual
  • Most recent letter of financial assistance

In order to continue providing our services, donations are welcome.

For more information or to schedule an appointment please call 574-523-2116.

Office Location:

Lincoln Center
608 Oakland Avenue
Elkhart, IN 46516-2116
Phone: (574) 523-2112
Fax: (574) 523-2158
Toll Free: 1-877-523-2283

Office Hours:

Monday: 8:00am-5:00pm
Tuesday through Friday: 8:00am*-4:00pm

*Due to staff in-service, our office will open at 9:00am on the second Thursday of February, May, August, and November and on the first Thursday in December.