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s. we,oos ay, Nov 7, 2ool Public Safety P og o s,ve, Volunteers from and Yuba on hand to assist1 Plumas County Health Agency nia Highway chiM seat safety Uon recently. health workers CHP went portent and to answer I Photos by Victoria Metcalf California Highway Patrol Officer Dana Eliason made sure the seat belt to Kristen's child sent was good and snug. Kristen will be 6 soon. The new law, which goes into effect in January, states that a child must be made to ride in a child seat until they are 6 years old or weigh 60 pounds. Plumas County Public Health Agency coordinator Barbara Biddle filled out a safety Inspection form re- quired on each child safe- ty seat inspected. CHP officer Dana Eliason goes over his sure he hasn't left anything out on his one child's car sent. By Victoria Metcalf Beginning at 10 a.m. Fri- Slafl.wdter: '~, day, Oct. 26, representatives Seats were wiggled and jig- were in front of the local CHP gled. Belts were pulled, tested office on Main Street in Quin- and tightened as the Quincy cy inviting parents, grand- area California Highway Pa- parents and other child care trol, and the Public Health providers to have their child Agency, joined forces to safety seatschecked. make sure Plumas County And this was no informal children are getting a safer inspection. Those trained ride. specifically in how to proper- Sierra valley Lodge Saturday, November 10, 2001 Dinner 7:00 pm For information or reservations call Russ Kirkpatrick (530) 994-3727 ly install a child were ( form the were also busy lists to make sure complied with For those who new safety seat, Health Agency hand to According to dle, who agency's safety a new seat can through a program. The is $20 for low and r come families. es, the fees are gether. For those who opportunity er way to safety seat in other session December. In January goes into effect, that children a safety seat while riding in a til they are 6 weigh 60 pounds. Whether your child grows up to be a caring and honest person depends largely on her earliest experiences. Her brain develops rapidly in the first three years, affecting how she will think, behave and learn her entire life. Parenting Tip .... :: BeWarm ,:. ving : Yll ;?:. Infants: who: are, cared for by loving adults feel safe and secure, and they be caring and kind. As they grow, theycope difficult times, get along better with.others and learn faster in school! ..: : " ;:i- Resound to Your Baby's Needs care of her needs, quick- her she is hungryl uncomfortable or t, and she I1 leamconfidence, she'll cry !essl and she II sleep betterat night! : For more information on Prop 10 Funding contact your local Children & Families Commission. In Plumas County caII 283-6159. For information on Parenting and Early Child Development, call 1-888-503-4-KIDS /" This parenting message is brought to you as a public service of the Plumas County Children and Family Commission, and is paid for by Proposition 10 funding; whose goal is to help our youngest Californians reach their fullest potential! I Are you a PG&E customer? Does your income qualify? If you answer YES to these questions, call tod__q.0 to in the CARE program at the following locations. Qualifying Family 1 2 3 ABC Center QUALIFYING INCOME* 258428o Healm income for the CARE program. Wildwood 258-3350 size Gross Annual Income Lowlton Social Services Health $22,000 993-6720 $22,000 Plumas County Community Dev. $25,900 Commission Corp. 1 283-2466 256-353 Plumas Crisis 5 $36,300 Intervention 283-5515 4 $31,100