Car Seat Fittings

Children’s Hospital & Medical Center offers in-person car seat checks. This is to help inform parents, educators, and families about child safety. You can make an appointment with the fitting station or attend a local car seat event.

For general car seat questions, please email carseats@childrensomaha.org, or call 402-955-6815.

If assistance is needed to purchase a car seat, please email carseats@childrensomaha.org.

2022 Car Seat Events

Free Car Seat Checks

March 26th, 2022
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Omaha South High School

hosted by Boys Town National Research Hospital co-hosted by Safe Kids Douglas County
4519 S. 24th St.
Omaha, NE 68107|
Entrance: 23rd and J Street

April 22th, 2022
2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Brookside Church

hosted by Safe Kids Douglas County
11607 M Circle
Omaha, NE 68137

April 26th, 2022
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Nebraska Children’s Home Society

co-hosted by Safe Kids Douglas County
4939 S. 118th
Omaha, NE 68137

May 14th, 2022
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Methodist Women’s Hospital

co-hosted by Safe Kids Douglas County
707 N 190th Plz.
Elkhorn, NE 68022

Car Seat Check Protocols and Pointers

• Certified car seat technicians inspect your seat and teach you how to safely install your car seat(s).
• No appointment necessary.
• Free – donations are accepted and appreciated.
• Plan on spending 30 minutes per car seat.
• Bring children, if possible. Expectant parents are welcome.
• Bring a friend/relative to help, if possible.
• Bring the vehicle owner’s and car seat manuals.

Events are staffed by volunteers who generously donate their time. The event line may be cut off prior to posted stop time, and attendees waiting will be referred to a future event or an inspection station listed above.

How to Register for a Car Seat Fitting

In order to set up an appointment call 402-955-8090.

 

The Ultimate Car Seat Guide

Buying Right Fit Installing When to Change

Get Personalized Tips for Your Child

Resources

Car Seat Education
Car Seat Education- Spanish
What is Distracted Driving?
Safe Kids Douglas County
Safe Kids Nebraska – Calendar of Events

Fact Sheets

Booster Seats
Booster Seats – Spanish
Car Seat Basics
Car Seat Basics – Spanish
Combination Car Seats
Combination Car Seats – Spanish
Convertible Car Seats
Convertible Car Seats – Spanish
Rear Facing Only Car Seats 
Rear Facing Only Car Seats – Spanish

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