Natividad Medical Center and the Monterey County Health Department, Safe Kids and the CHP Offer a Free Child Passenger Seat Check For The Community Save the Date for September 24th for National Child Passenger Safety Week

  • July 22, 2016

SALINAS, CA (July 2016) — Did you know that 4 out of 5 child passenger safety seats are installed or adjusted incorrectly? Could yours be one of them? Car crashes are the number one preventable cause of death for children and young adults in the United States. Monterey County Residents are invited to join Natividad Medical Center and the Monterey County Health Department, Safe Kids and CHP for a free community event.

The Facts:

  • Saturday, September 24th, 2016 in Honor of National Child Passenger Safety Week 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
  • Natividad Medical Center 1441 Constitution Blvd. Salinas, CA Parking Lot E
  • Free Child Passenger Safety Check-Up
  • Let Natividad Medical Center and the Monterey County Health Department inspect your child safety seat and help you install it correctly.
  • For educational purposes only.
  • No citations issued.

For information contact Lorraine Artinger 831-772-7357 or

Background on Natividad Medical Center (NMC)
Owned and operated by Monterey County, NMC is a 172-bed, acute-care hospital providing health care services to county residents for more than 131 years. Based in Salinas, California, NMC offers inpatient, outpatient, emergency, diagnostic and specialty medical care. NMC provides more than 34,000 patient days of care each year and has more than 52,000 emergency department visits per year. NMC is a Level II Trauma Center providing the immediate availability of specialized personnel, equipment and services to treat the most severe and critical injuries. NMC’s Trauma Center is a vital community service locally that saves lives and eliminates the need to fly critically injured patients to a distant trauma center. NMC is ranked No. 1 in newborn deliveries in Monterey County and is the only teaching hospital on the Central Coast through its affiliation with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). With a medical staff of more than 300 physicians, NMC’s mission is to continually monitor and improve the health of the people, including the vulnerable, in Monterey County through coordinated, affordable high-quality health care. For more information, please call 831-755-4111 or visit