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Personal + Family Health

Safe Kids

We work to keep kids safe while sleeping, playing and traveling.

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Cribettes and sleep sacks

Safe Sleep

Cribettes & Sleep Sacks

Whitman County Public Health provides eligible families with cribettes, sleep sacks, and safe sleep education.

Who Qualifies?

Current participants of WIC, SNAP, TANF, CHIP, and/or Medicaid.

You may also qualify if you meet the WIC Income Guidelines below. If you choose to apply, you will need to take a picture of a pay stub or income statement during the application process.

During the application process, you will need to provide proof of residency and proof of income to confirm your eligibility.

Proof of Washington State Residency

You must show residency through one of the following ways:

  • Driver’s license
  • Student ID
  • Military ID
  • Utility bill

If you choose to apply, you will need to take a picture of your ID or document during the application process.

Apply for the program below!

Number of People in Your Household

Maximum Annual Income to Qualify

Maximum Monthly Income to Qualify

2

$33,874

$2,823

3

$42,606

$3,551

4

$51,338

$4,279

5

$60,070

$5,006

6

$68,802

$5,734

7

$77,534

$6,462

Program Application

To apply for the program, submit an online Safe Kids: Cribette & Sleep Sack Application.

Safe Kids: Cribette & Sleep Sack Application
Car seats

Safe Travel

Car Seats

Whitman County Public Health provides eligible families with car seats, booster seats, and installation.

Who Qualifies for a Car Seat or Booster Seat?

Current participants of WIC, SNAP, TANF, CHIP, and/or Medicaid.

You may also qualify if you meet the WIC Income Guidelines below. If you choose to apply, you will need to take a picture of a pay stub or income statement during the application process.

During the application process, you will need to provide proof of residency and proof of income to confirm your eligibility.

Proof of Washington State Residency

You must show residency through one of the following ways:

  • Driver’s license
  • Student ID
  • Military ID
  • Utility bill

If you choose to apply, you will need to take a picture of your ID or document during the application process.

Apply for the program below!

Number of People in Your Household

Maximum Annual Income to Qualify

Maximum Monthly Income to Qualify

2

$33,874

$2,823

3

$42,606

$3,551

4

$51,338

$4,279

5

$60,070

$5,006

6

$68,802

$5,734

7

$77,534

$6,462

Everyone Qualifies for a Car Seat or Booster Seat Installation!

Option 1

Call one of WCPH's office locations for assistance with scheduling an installation appointment.

Colfax: (509) 397-6280
Pullman: (509) 332-6752

Option 2

View the Directory of Child Passenger Safety Technicians (CPST) to find contact information for CPSTs in Whitman County.

Directory of Child Passenger Safety Technicians (CPST)

Option 3

Schedule a Virtual Car Seat Check with a Nationally Certified Child Passenger Safety Technician (CPST).

Safety Connection Virtual Car Seat Check Services

Installing by yourself?

View WCPH's Car Seat Safety Check List.

Car Seat Safety Check List

Program Application

To apply for the program, submit an online Safe Kids: Car Seat Application.

Safe Kids: Car Seats Application
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Thank you to the

Pullman Police Department

A special thanks to the Pullman Police Department who prioritize offering no-cost car seat installations to our community!

Helmet

Safe Play

Bike Safety

Whitman County Public Health has been working to prevent head injuries in children by provide bicycling helmets throughout the county.

We have a supply of bicycle helmets in various sizes for children, if your child needs one please stop by one of our WCPH office locations during normal business hours.

Bike Helmet Fit Test

Watch Instructional Video
Step 1 eyes

Step 01: Eyes

Put the helmet on your head. Look Up. You should see the bottom rim of the helmet.

Step 2 ears

Step 02: Ears

Make sure the straps form a “V” under your ears when buckled. The straps should be a little tight but comfortable.

Step 3 mouth

Step 03: Mouth

Open your mouth as wide as you can. Does the helmet hug your head? If not, tighten the straps.

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Safe Home

Home Safety Kits

As part of WCPH’s SafeKids efforts, we have started to provide safe home kits to local clinics to distribute to Whitman County families as needed.

We’ve partnered with: WMG Colfax, Palouse Peds, Pullman Family Medicine and WSU Family Medicine Residency Center to help parents and guardians get the materials needed to make their homes safer for their children thus reducing the childhood injury rate within Whitman County.

If your child is 12 months or younger and you are at your child's pediatrician appointment, ask to take home one of WCPH's Safe Home kits.

What’s In the Kit?

The kit includes:

  • Smoke Detectors
  • Foam Corner Covers
  • Furniture Anchors
  • Toilet Seat Locks
  • Outlet Protectors
  • Child Locks
Download WCPH's Childproofing Guidebook

Open Recalls

Stay in the know. View the list of open product recalls below. Click the category tags — home, play, sleep, & travel — to narrow your search.

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Janod table J04411

May 25, 2023

Juratoys Recalls Children’s Activity Tables Due to Choking Hazard

The activity table contains a silver metal bell which can detach from its metal arch, posing a choking hazard to young children.

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Preschool electric bicycle

May 25, 2023

Bunch Bikes Recalls The Preschool Electric Bicycles Due to Violation of the Federal Lead Paint Ban

The paint on the recalled electric bikes contains levels of lead that exceed the federal lead paint ban, posing a lead poisoning hazard. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health issues.

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Walnut smart thermometer

May 10, 2023

BearCare Voluntarily Recalls Rechargeable Walnut Thermometer Due to the Potential for Skin Burns

BearCare, Inc. is recalling the rechargeable Walnut Wearable Smart Thermometer after receiving reports of skin burns and irritation resulting from use of the device. Potential overheating and leakage of corrosive chemicals from the device could cause skin irritation, burns, other serious injuries, or death.

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Recalled Tony Haw 20multipurposehelmets

January 19, 2023

Sakar International Recalls Multi-Purpose Helmets Due to Risk of Head Injury

The recalled helmets do not comply with the positional stability and retention system requirements of the U.S. CPSC federal safety standard for bicycle helmets. The helmets can fail to protect in the event of a crash, posing a risk of head injury.

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Recalledbottleinyellowandrecalledpacifierinpink

March 9, 2023

Epoch Everlasting Play Recalls All Calico Critters Animal Figures and Sets Sold with Bottle and Pacifier Accessories

More than 3.2 Million recalled, Due to Choking Hazard; Two Deaths Reported. The bottle and pacifier accessories pose a choking hazard to children.

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Program Contact

If you have any questions, please contact us at 509-397-6280 or email at PersonalFamilyHealth@whitmancounty.net.