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Child Safety Seat Distribution Child Safety Seat Distribution
The UT Health Science Center Department of Surgery has received 150 child passenger safety seats to distribute to the San Antonio community. Our child passenger safety seat distribution classes will start September 2, 2008 and will be held the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month from 3:00-4:00p.m. at the Esteban Sosa Parent Education Center at 901 March Street San Antonio, Texas.

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Criteria for Safety Seat Distribution:

  1. Self-certification of financial need.
  2. Have a vehicle and a working safety belt (lap and shoulder belt required for booster seats).
  3. Attend a one-hour class in order to learn how to use the safety seat correctly.
  4. One safety seat per family.
  5. Unlimited education assistance, one time seat assistance.
  6. Parents must pre-register for class.

Together we can ensure that children are properly restrained in motor vehicles in an effort to reduce injuries and fatalities amongst this at risk population.

To pre-register for a training session, contact:
Lizette Villarreal - 210-567-5702 or email
Nora Wagner - 210-567-5702 or email