EVENTS and CLASSES

We regularly participate in and host community events, from local car seat classes and inspections and help with installation. Click below for information about upcoming events and learn how to sign up.

CAR SEAT CLASSES AND SEAT CHECK APPOINTMENTS


These free one-hour classes taught by nationally certified Child Passenger Safety Technicians help parents and caregivers select the proper child safety seat for their child and learn the basics of proper car seat installation. Parents or caregivers with an Illinois Medical Card who register in advance can purchase reduced cost car seats and booster seats. For full class details and to register, please call Mauricio Garcia at 312.227.7081 or email garciam@luriechildrens.org.

CAR SEAT CLASSES

At these free 30-minute appointments, nationally certified Child Passenger Safety Technicians work one-on-one with families to provide personalized instruction on how to properly use their child’s car seat. For full details and to schedule an inspection appointment, please call Mauricio Garcia at 312-227-7081 or email garciam@luriechildrens.org.

CAR SEAT APPOINTMENTS

UPCOMING EVENTS
Car Seat Workshop
Tue, Feb 04
Winflield Moody Health Center
Feb 04, 2:15 PM – 4:00 PM
Winflield Moody Health Center, 1276 N Clybourn Ave, Chicago, IL 60610, USA
Motor vehicle crashes are a leading cause of death in children in the U.S. Children are safest when the proper child restraint is selected and correctly installed. Join our certified Child Passenger Safety Technicians and learn best practices to ensure your little ones are safe while in a vehicle.
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Buckle-Up COVID-19 Updates on Trainings

 

Hello,

 

Thank you for your interest in the Buckle-Up Program at Lurie Children’s Hospital. Out of abundance of caution regarding the COVID-19, we were advised to cancel all car seat workshops and events including inspections stations through the end of March or until further notice. In the meanwhile, here is a list of resources you might find helpful:

 

Car seat installation troubleshoot:

We understand installing a car seat could feel like rocket science, specially considering the plethora of car seats and manufactures. Below are some links that we, as car seat technicians, consider golden when making sure your car seat and your child as secured as they can be inside the vehicle:

 

Installing a rear-facing car seat:

Forward- facing car seat:

Booster seats

 

If you are still uncertain on how to install your seat you can reach the Chicago Fire Department – South Loop at 312-747-1699 or call our instructor, Jess Choi at 312-227-4711 for further assistance.

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Thank you and stay healthy,

The Buckle-Up Team

 

 

Hola,

 

Gracias por su interés en el programa Buckle-Up del Hospital de Lurie Childrens. Dado a la situación del Coronavirus, las clases de asientos de seguridad infantiles y inspecciones serán canceladas por el resto del mes de Marzo asta nuevo aviso.

Por el momento, aquí esta una lista de recursos:

 

Si tiene problemas instalando su asiento de seguridad:

Entendemos que instalar un asiento de seguridad puede parecer una tarea muy complicada, especialmente cuando hay una gran cantidad de asientos de seguridad disponibles. A continuación hay algunos enlaces que nosotros, como técnicos de asientos de seguridad, consideramos importante para asegurare que su asiento y su niño esté lo mas seguro dentro del vehículo:

 

Instalar un asiento de seguridad mirando hacia atrás:

Instalar un asiento de seguridad mirando hacia delante:

Instalar un asiento Booster:

 

Si después de mirar/leer esta información todavía tiene duda de cómo instalar su asiento llame para hacer una cita con el Departamento de Bomberos en Chicago – South Loop al 312-747-1699 o llame a nuestro técnico, Mauricio al 312-227-8243 para asistencia telefónica.

 

Gracias y manténgase sano,

El Equipo Buckle-Up

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