State Patrol officers recently delivered infant car seats and booster seats to Memorial Health Center in Medford. Pictured are: Nicholas Schuld, Taylor County Sheriff's Department; from left, Jodi Kummet, Wisconsin State Patrol; Derrek Hanson, Wisconsin State Patrol; Denise Carstensen, Family Center Director, Memorial Health Center; Pat Schilling, Prenatal Care Coordinator, Memorial Health Center Clinics; Lee Karels, Aspirus Regional Clinic Director, Memorial Health Center Clinics; Dr. Cathy Reuter, pediatrician, Memorial Health Center Clinics-Medford; and Rhonda Handel, RN, Memorial Health Center Clinics-Medford.
During national Child Passenger Safety Week, Sept. 15 to 21, Memorial Health Center received a supply of child safety seats that will be distributed to eligible low-income expectant mothers and families.
State Patrol officers delivered the infant car seats and booster seats, which were purchased with federal funding administered by the Wisconsin Department of Transportation.
Motor vehicle crashes are a leading cause of death for children ages 1 to 13, according to the National Highway ...