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Kohl's Safe and Sound

Kohl's Safe and Sound, an injury prevention service of Children's Hospital at Erlanger provides classes and events on topics such as distracted driving, car seat safety, bicycle and toy safety, and more. 

All classes and information are free of charge and are designed to promote awareness of and aversion strategies for day-to-day situations that may pose preventable risks to children.

A few of our cornerstone programs and classes are:

Distracted Driving

What is DISTRACTED DRIVING?

Distracted driving is any activity that could divert a person's attention away from the primary task of driving. All distractions endanger driver, passenger, and bystander safety. These types of distractions include:

But, because text messaging requires visual, manual, and cognitive attention from the driver, it is by far the most alarming distraction. The best way to end distracted driving is to educate all Americans about the danger it poses. Following are  facts and statistics that are powerfully persuasive. If you don't already think distracted driving is a safety problem, please take a moment to learn more. Together, we can help save lives.

Key Facts and Statistics

  • The number of people killed in distraction-affected crashes decreased slightly from 3,360 in 2011 to 3,328 in 2012. An estimated 421,000 people were injured in motor vehicle crashes involving a distracted driver, this was a nine percent increase from the estimated 387,000 people injured in 2011.
  • As of December 2012, 171.3 billion text messages were sent in the US (includes PR, the Territories, and Guam) every month. (CTIA)
  • 11% of all drivers under the age of 20 involved in fatal crashes were reported as distracted at the time of the crash. This age group has the largest proportion of drivers who were distracted.
  • For drivers 15-19 years old involved in fatal crashes, 21 percent of the distracted drivers were distracted by the use of cell phones (NHTSA)
  • At any given daylight moment

This information procvided by www.Distraction.gov

 

Car Seat Safety Checks

Four out of five car seats are incorrectly installed. Is yours one of them?

The following locations provide car seat installation and inspection:

Kohl's Safe and Sound Offices
(located behind e-Kids Learning Center on the Erlanger Baroness Campus)
For dates and time of scheduled inspections please call Call 423-778-6691.


Kohl's Department store parking lot across the street from the Erlanger East Campus
For dates and time of scheduled inspections please call Call 423-778-6691.

Health Department
Call 423-209-8204

Tennessee Highway Patrol
Contact Jeff Mosely at 423-643-6898

Walker County Emergency Services
Contact Traci Reece at 706-539-1255

For more locations near you, visit seatcheck.org



910 Blackford Street
Chattanooga, TN 37403

MAIN:
423-778-6011


TRANSFERS:
423-778-8100

This number is for clinical personnel to arrange tranferring a patient to Children's Hospital. Please call the main line (listed above) if you are trying to locate a patient.


URGENT CARE:
7 nights a week
6:00 p.m. – Midnight

Located on the Ground Floor of Massoud Building at Children’s Hospital at Erlanger. Take elevator K from the Main Lobby of Children’s and follow the signs to the registration desk.


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