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West Virginia Office of
Emergency Medical Services

350 Capitol Street
Room 425
Charleston, WV 25301

Toll Free: 1-888--747-8367
OEMS Phone: (304) 558-3956
OEMS Fax: (304) 558-8379
Trauma Phone: (304) 290-9307
Trauma Fax: (304) 558-8379

Child Passenger Safety

The West Virginia Child Passenger Safety Program has implemented a Child safety Seat Emergency Identification Sticker initiative.  In the event of a medical emergency and the parent or caregiver is unconscious or fatally injured, placement of these stickers ensure rapid identification of small children in car seats or boosters.  These stickers are available to everyone at no cost.  Please make certain that all EMS personnel are aware of this initiative.

The parent or caregiver is encouraged to fill out the information on the sticker and place it on the right front corner (child's right), under the cushion or center back of the child's safety seat.

child safety seat sticker

If your agency would like to receive these Child Safety Seat Emergency Identification stickers, please contact Amy Boggs via e-mail at Amy.M.Boggs@wv.gov with the contact person, telephone number, quantity of Emergency Identification stickers you would like, along with the delivery address.   If you would like to discuss this or other issues involving the WV Governor Highway Safety Program, Ms. Anderson may be reached at the following:

Amy Boggs
Program Manager - Child Passenger Safety Coordinator
Governor's Highway Safety Program
5707 MacCorkle Ave., SE - PO Box 17600
Charleston, WV 25317
Call (304) 926-3843 or (304) 926-2509
Fax - (304) 926-3880
Amy.M.Boggs@wv.gov
http://www.dmv.wv.gov/cps

If you are interested in becoming a Certified Child Passenger Safety Technician, please visit http://cert.safekids.org/.

If your agency is interested in becoming a Fitting Stations, please contact Trish Anderson at Amy.M.Boggs@wv.gov.

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