Published on August 19, 2016

Owensboro Health To Offer Free Car, Booster Seat Checks;
Owensboro Health Foundation Funding 10 New Technicians

Owensboro Health is partnering with local law enforcement agencies, offering area families a free opportunity to have car and booster seats professionally checked and installed.

As part of the event, instructors from Kosair Children’s Hospital, the Owensboro Police Department and the Kentucky State Police will participate in the check. Through a grant provided by Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Indiana, Owensboro Health Foundation is also funding the training of 10 technicians, who will earn their national child passenger safety certification as part of the event.

The event will take place from 1 to 3 p.m., Thursday, August 25, at Owensboro Health’s New Hartford Road location (located in the former Atmos Energy building).

For more information about car safety and Owensboro Health Foundation’s car seat assistance program, visit www.owensborohealth.org/carseatsafety.

About Owensboro Health

Owensboro Health is a nonprofit health system with a mission to heal the sick and to improve the health of the communities it serves in Kentucky and Indiana. The system includes Owensboro Health Regional Hospital, nationally recognized for design, architecture and engineering; Owensboro Health Muhlenberg Community Hospital, the Owensboro Health Medical Group comprised of over 200 providers at more than 20 locations; three outpatient Healthplex facilities, a certified medical fitness facility, the Healthpark; a surgical weight loss center and program, and the Mitchell Memorial Cancer Center.

On average each year, we have 16,000 inpatient admissions, deliver 2,000 babies and provide the region’s only Level III NICU. Owensboro Health physicians perform nearly 24,000 surgical procedures, including nearly 200 open-heart surgeries. Our physicians and staff have 70,000 Emergency Department visits, more than a million outpatient visits annually. Visit our home page for more information.

Learn more about Owensboro Health Foundation

Owensboro Health Foundation is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, established in 1993 as a philanthropic subsidiary of Owensboro Health. Owensboro Health Foundation directs special events and fundraising campaigns and seeks out grant funding to implement and sustain long-term health initiatives that will have the most impact on our community.

Learn more about Owensboro Health Foundation.

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