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 our office in the South Redwood Public Health Center in West Jordan.
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.
Classes are available in both English and Spanish; be sure you are looking at the schedule for the language you need.
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:
Car seat recycling is not currently available in Salt Lake County; please dispose of your old or expired car seat in your municipal waste bin or take it to the Salt Lake County landfill.