NOTICE: City Buildings & Services Affected by COVID-19

All City of Oak Creek buildings, including the Library and Recycling Yard are closed to the public until further notice. More details here.
All playgrounds in Oak Creek are closed until further notice. More details here.
All polling places have been consolidated to the Oak Creek High School for April 7, 2020's Presidential Preference Primary and General Election. More details here.

Car Seat Program

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Smiling girl sitting in car seatThe Oak Creek Health Department offers free car seat checks to all residents. 

We educate parents, caregivers, and grandparents on how to properly install a child’s car seat to reduce the chance of serious injury or death if involved in a motor vehicle crash. Call 414-766-7950 today for an appointment!

If you cannot afford a car seat the Oak Creek Health Department may have seats available. Please call for availability and to see if you qualify.

Donations are accepted.

Wisconsin State Laws

  • Children must be rear-facing in a car seat until age 1 and 20 lbs.
  • It is recommended that children stay in a rear-facing seat until age 2 or longer.
  • A child must remain in a harness seat until age 4 and 40 lbs.
  • A booster seat is required once a child has moved from a harness seat, until the child reaches one of the following: 8 yrs. Old or 80 lbs. or 4ft. 9in. tall.
  • Children under the age of 12 should ride in the back seat.

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