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Child Safety
Resources for
for Jefferson County, OH

Bicycle Safety, Car Seat Program, Cribs,
Helmets, and More

Childhood Lead Poisoning Information

Ohio law requires all healthcare providers to administer blood lead tests to children at age 1 and 2, or up to age 6 if no previous test has been completed based on the following criteria: the child is on Medicaid, lives in a high-risk ZIP code, or has certain other risk factors. 

Click Here for Blood Lead Testing Requirements

General Child Safety Tips

Visit Safe Kids to learn more about how to keep your child safe, happy, and healthy!

Practice Safe Bike Riding in Jefferson County
with Proper Helmet Fitting

Wearing a helmet is one of the most important aspects of bike safety. Follow the ABC steps provided by the American Academy of Pediatrics for safe bicycle riding:


• A is for Air. Do your tires have enough pressure?

• B is for Brakes. Do they stop your bike?

• C is for Cranks and Chains. Are they loose? Do they move smoothly?

Car Seat Program - Ohio Buckles Buckeyes (OBB)

The Ohio Department of Health’s child passenger safety (CPS) program, OBB, provides child safety seats and booster seats to eligible, low-income families in all Ohio counties. The goals of this program are to increase the availability of child safety seats for families who could not otherwise afford them, and to increase correct installation and proper use of child safety seats. Through the coordinated efforts of a network of local and regional CPS coordinators, the OBB program distributes child safety seats and booster seats and provides CPS education. Visit the Ohio Department of Health website to learn more about your area’s CPS coordinator.

Sports Physical

Jefferson County General Health District complete sports physicals by appointment.

Concussion Law

Browse the following resources to learn more about Ohio’s concussion laws:

Steroid Law

View the following resources for more information regarding steroid use in Ohio:

Steroid Use

Steroid FAQs