National Heatstroke Prevention Day

Look Before You Lock

Child Vehicular Heatstroke 
NEW & Updated Materials 

Already this year 16 children have died in hot cars, a drastic increase from where we were at this time last year. Please use the following materials to raise awareness about these preventable tragedies.

 

Information Cards

‘Look Before You Lock’

English [PDF]

Spanish [PDF]

Infographic

Heat Stroke Infographic

English

Information Sheets

Fact Sheet

Heat Stroke Fact Sheet

English [PDF]

Safety Tips

Heat Stroke Safety Tips

English [PDF]

Resqme™ Tool to save lives

Resqme Tool

More Information / Purchase

Social Media

Hashtag: #nomoheatstroke

  • Today is National Heatstroke Prevention Day – never leave a child or animal alone in a car! #nomoheatstroke
  • See a child alone in a car? Get involved! Call 911 immediately. #nomoheatstroke
  • The difference between life or death is minutes in a hot car. #nomoheatstroke
  • Protecting children is everyone’s business. Get involved. Call 911. Save a life. #nomoheatstroke
  • Be prepared to save a baby in a hot car with a resqme tool… get it today at http://bit.ly/15NMOWj #nomoheatstroke
  • If you see a child alone in a car, call 911! Cars reach deadly temps in minutes. #nomoheatstroke!
  • Always check the back seat for baby! Look Before You Lock!! #nomoheatstroke
  • Ask childcare to call you if your baby doesn’t show up as planned! #nomoheatstroke
  • Always keep cars locked & keys out of reach of children. If a child is missing – check in all cars! #nomoheatstroke
  • A car is not a babysitter. NEVER leave a child or animal alone inside a vehicle, not even for a minute! #nomoheatstroke

 

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Make sure your child is never left behind Make sure your child is never Every year
H.E.A.T. S.O.S. Children have died on days when its only 60 degrees out. Daddy thinks I'm at daycare
Infographics

Heatstroke deaths by state

Heatstroke Deaths by State

English [PDF]

Spanish [PDF]

Heatstroke deaths by calendar year

Heatstroke deaths by calendar year

English [PDF]

Heatstroke deaths by vs airbag deaths

Heatstroke deaths vs Airbags deaths

English [PDF]

Spanish [PDF]

Need for technology to save lives

Need for technology to save lives

English [PDF]

Public Service Announcements

KidsAndCars.org offers several Public Service Announcements (PSAs) to air on TV or online.

Download above PSAs: here

Download ‘Look Before You Lock’ PSAs: here 

Radio Scripts

Look Before You Lock Radio Scripts

English [PDF]

Billboard

Look Before You Lock Billboard

English

Laws

State Laws Specific to Children Left Unattended in Vehicles

State Laws Specific to Children Left Unattended in Vehicles

Link

Good Samaritan Laws Specific to Rescuing Children in Cars

Good Samaritan Laws Specific to Rescuing Children in Cars

English [PDF]

Fatal Distraction

Fatal Distraction

English

KidsAndCars.org urges everyone to read “Fatal Distraction,” Gene Weingarten’s Pulitzer Prize-winning feature article published in The Washington Post Magazine. Learn how these heartbreaking and preventable tragedies can happen to anyone.

*as of June 8, 2016