Governor John Carney ordered all non-essential businesses to close by Tuesday morning, March 24, 2020, at 8 a.m. and for all Delawareans to stay at home whenever possible to help fight the spread of COVID-19.
Dover (DE): As a safety precaution for customers and staff, the Delaware Office of Highway Safety’s Child Passenger Fitting Stations, located in all 3 of Delaware’s counties, have been closed until further notice according to a press release.
“The Delaware Office of Highway Safety’s Child Passenger Safety program will continue to be a resource for caregivers via phone and email. In the interest of making sure that everyone is safe, we’ve decided to temporarily close the fitting stations until further notice as a proactive measure for our customers and staff against COVID-19,” Sarah Cattie, Occupant Protection Program Manager, Delaware Office of Highway Safety.
OHS will continue to provide education and resources for child passenger safety to parents and caregivers through the fitting station coordinators and the OHS Child Passenger Safety website at https://ohs.delaware.gov/carseat.shtml. Additional educational resources, such as graphics and videos, can also be found at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s website page for Child Passenger Safety at https://www.nhtsa.gov/equipment/car-seats-and-booster-seats.
The fitting station coordinators are available for questions and assistance via email and phone to help you to ensure that you are following the law and best practices when it comes to car seats and booster seats for your children. Please contact your local fitting station coordinator with questions at the e-mail address or phone number below:
New Castle County: CPS Fitting Station Coordinator, Shawn Rowe
Office Phone: (302) 434-3234
Mobile Phone: (302) 256-1123
Kent and Sussex Counties: CPS Fitting Station Coordinator, Aubrey Klick
Office Phone: (302) 387-2324
Mobile Phone: (302) 744-2749