Salt Lake County Health DepartmentGeneral Information Salt Lake County, UT 385-468-4100
A properly fitting, properly installed car seat is essential to a child’s safety while riding in a motor vehicle. Follow these tips to protect your most valuable cargo!
Our car seat technicians teach car seat classes in both English and Spanish at locations throughout the county.
You are required to attend a car seat class before purchasing a car seat on the health department’s sliding fee scale.
Please note that the child who the car seat is for must be present at the class with you.
To attend a car seat class, you must register in advance. To register, call 385-468-5280.
We also offer short car seat lessons during prenatal classes at the following local hospitals; call for more information:
The following organizations offer car seat classes to the refugee community:
Find a local expert to make sure your car seat is the right size for your child and that it’s properly installed in your vehicle. Your vehicle and child must both be present to conduct a car seat safety check.
Safety checks typically take about 20 minutes per seat.
During summer months, we offer drive-through community safety checks at locations throughout the county.
You may also schedule a FREE one-on-one safety check at our office in West Jordan by calling 385-468-5280.
Or, the Utah Department of Public Safety maintains a list of car seat inspection stations organized by county and city.
The health department sells new car seats on a sliding fee scale to qualifying families.
To purchase a car seat, you must attend a car seat class and provide proof of qualifying income. To qualify, family income must be at or below 195% of the
current federal poverty level
Car seat prices will be within the range indicated below, based on family income and the type of car seat:
You should not use car seats that:
The Salt Lake County Health Department offers drop-off car seat recycling sheds at locations throughout the valley. Unless otherwise noted, locations are available for drop-off 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Unified Fire Station #103
5916 West 13100 South
Murray Fire Station #84
163 East 5900 South
Riverton Head Start
12891 South Redwood Road
Salt Lake Valley Transfer Station
502 West 3300 South
10473 So. Bacchus Highway (U-111)
South Main Public Health Center
3690 South Main Street
Public Works Facility
2805 South 3600 West
Open Monday to Thursday,7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.