Perry County Health Department


THE OHIO BUCKLES BUCKEYES (OBB) PROGRAM

The Ohio Buckles Buckeyes (OBB)car seat program is available to residents in all 88 counties of Ohio and provides child passenger safety seats and booster seats to eligible families.  receiving assistance through Job and Family Services.

Installing a car seat in your vehicle can be challenging! 

Every vehicle is different, and every car seat is different.  The Ohio Buckles Buckeyes Program at the Health Department can help! Appointments are required.  You can make an appointment by calling 740-721-0908
 

There are a few things to know before you go!  Be prepared to learn, not just watch the CPS technician install the car seat. They're trained to teach you.

Know your child's current weight and height.  That information helps a CPST determine if the seat you are using is the correct seat for your child.

Using the car seat instruction manual and the vehicle owner’s manual, try to install the car seat into your vehicle prior to your appointment.  Tip! Check the index of your vehicle owner’s manual for “child safety seats”.  Be sure to bring the car seat instruction manual AND the vehicle owner’s manual with you to your appointment.

During your appointment the CPST will uninstall your car seat from your vehicle.  They will review the seat with you, check for any manufacturer recalls on the seat and work with you to re-install the seat safely into the car.  When you leave, you should be confident that your child’s seat is installed correctly and feel comfortable reinstalling it on your own.

Do you need more information or would you like to make appointment?  Call 740-721-0908 to talk with Deborah Raney, CPST. Installing a car seat in your vehicle can be challenging!  Every vehicle is different, and every car seat is different.  The Ohio Buckles Buckeyes Program at the Health Department can help!  The New Lexington Police Department you can get your car seat professionally checked by a nationally certified Child Passenger Safety Technician (CPST).  Appointments are required.  You can make an appointment by calling 740-721-0908.   

There are a few things to know before you go!  Be prepared to learn, not just watch the CPS technician install the car seat. They're trained to teach you.

Know your child's current weight and height.  That information helps a CPST determine if the seat you are using is the correct seat for your child.

Using the car seat instruction manual and the vehicle owner’s manual, try to install the car seat into your vehicle prior to your appointment.  Tip! Check the index of your vehicle owner’s manual for “child safety seats”.  Be sure to bring the car seat instruction manual AND the vehicle owner’s manual with you to your appointment.

During your appointment the CPST will uninstall your car seat from your vehicle.  They will review the seat with you, check for any manufacturer recalls on the seat and work with you to re-install the seat safely into the car.  When you leave, you should be confident that your child’s seat is installed correctly and feel comfortable reinstalling it on your own.

Do you need more information or would you like to make appointment?  Call 740-721-0908 to talk with Deborah Raney, CPST.

  • A parent or guardian is eligible to receive a convertible car seat (5lbs-65lbs weight/19”-54” height) or booster seat if are a Perry County resident, are a WIC client or meet current WIC income guidelines.
  • Infant car seats are available to residents who receive assistance through Job and Family Services.

Call the Perry County Health Department at 740-342-5179 or 740-721-0908 and ask to speak with Deborah Raney

Free car seat inspections are available for families who may need assistance installing a car seat.  Car seat inspections are by appointment only.  Call Deborah Raney at 740-342-5179 or 740-721-0908 to schedule an appointment.