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Amy Artuso is senior program manager, advocacy, with the National Safety Council. She is a past-chairperson of the National Child Passenger Safety Board and current secretariat.
Prior to joining NSC, Amy worked in pediatric injury prevention at All Children's Hospital, part of Johns Hopkins Medicine. In this role, Amy worked extensively with extramural funding provided by the Florida Department of Transportation. Programs included, but were not limited to, child passenger safety and bicycle and pedestrian safety on the West Coast of Florida.
Amy has served as a multi-county Safe Kids Coordinator, focusing on a variety of childhood injury prevention topics. Amy has also worked as a civilian training and curriculum specialist in child and youth services for the U.S. Department of the Army, stationed in Germany. She was a certified child life specialist for 16 years, working at Yale-New Haven Hospital and All Children's Hospital.
National Safety Council offers lots of tips on keeping your family safe at home and in your community.
Make sure you and your younger passengers are buckled in, and always be "tuned in" to the back seat.
Between Memorial Day and Labor Day, about three kids die each week in hot cars.