Safe Kids

Aspirus Wausau Hospital is the proud leader of the Safe Kids Marathon County.  Safe Kids Marathon County works to prevent unintentional childhood injury, the number one cause of death for children in the United States.

To help reduce the impact of injuries, Safe Kids Marathon County provides the following programs:

  • Car Seat Safety
  • Bicycle Safety
  • Medication Safety & Poisoning Prevention
  • Water Safety
  • Girl Scout Safety Wise Program

Check for upcoming dates for these programs in our programs & events area.

Car Seat Checks

Car Seat Check events and appointments are cancelled until further notice due to COVID-19 Precautions. 

During this time you are encouraged to utilize these resources.

  • Virtual Car Seat Safety Classes offered by Aspirus – Free, live classes taught by a nationally certified Child Passenger Safety Technician (CPST) via WebEx. For class dates and times and to register, visit our programs & events page.
  • Check out the Safe Kids Worldwide Ultimate Car Seat Guide – available in English and Spanish. This interactive and custom tool provides expert guidance to parents on everything from how to fit a child into a car seat to how to know when it is time to move to a new type of seat.

 Individuals with further questions about correct installation or use of a car seat are encouraged to call 715-847-2864 or submit a message on the Safe Kids Marathon County Facebook Page.

Injury Prevention Resources

Disposal of car seats

Car seats that are expired, have been in an accident, or were acquired at a thrift store may be dangerous. Please watch the video below to learn how to properly dispose of your car seat.


Yach’s Car Seat Safety Commercial