If you're a new parent or a parent or guardian with a child about to need to transition into a larger car seat, there is a great resource available throughout the year to assure kids across the Northland are safe and secure in car seats.

Car seat safety clinics are free and they allow parents and caregivers to have their child safety seat inspected by a certified child passenger technician. The child passenger safety technician inspect and assist parents and caregivers in installing their child safety seats.

Parents across the Northland can take advantage of another car seat safety clinic as the Duluth Fire Department is hosting their third car seat clinic of the year in June.

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The Duluth Fire Department made the announcement this week on their official Facebook page:

Are you a new parent or are you about to bring a new baby home? Have you signed up for the Car Seat Safety Clinic yet? Don't miss your chance!
The next Car Seat Safety Clinic will be held on June 16 from 4:00 - 6:00p.m. the DFD will be hosting it's first Car Seat Safety Clinic of the year. The clinics are a free service. You must sign up for a designated time slot. For time availability and signup, please visit

This second car seat clinic will take place from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Duluth Fire Station #2, which is located at 2627 W Superior Street. The department reminds parents that masks are still required at all clinics.

The Duluth Fire Department, in conjunction with St. Luke’s Health Care System offers approximately 11 free Child Safety Seat Clinics each year.

Remember, parents interested in participating must sign up for an available time slot in advance. The link above will lead you to a City of Duluth event calendar and you can register there for the June 16 event. Just click the green 'Sign Up' button.

As of now, drop-in car seat installations are not being offered through the Duluth Fire Department.

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