health_nursing car seat safety

The best way to keep your child safe in the car is to use the right car seat in the right way. The New Bedford Health Department has several National Child Passenger Safety (CPS) certified technicians and offers car seat safety services in multiple languages.

What we inspect for:

  • Proper sizing of seat and restraints
  • Product Recalls
  • Defects and expirations
  • Proper installation of the seat


How to access this service:

  • Attend one of our free community events (listed below)
  • Call the New Bedford Health Department Public Health Nursing Division at 508.991.6199 to schedule an appointment


Upcoming Events:

  • Friday, October 27th 2023, 11am-3pm at the Acushnet Library Parking Lot 232 Middle Rd., Acushnet, MA 02743


For additional information:

Car Seat Safety:

To find a MA car seat inspection site near you: MA Car Seat Inspection Sites

To search for a car seat recall: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration