Caldwell County Hosts 2021 Drive-Thru Child Health And Safety Fair

LENOIR, N.C. — On Wednesday, April 14th the Caldwell County Health Department will host the 2021 Child Health and Safety Fair as a drive-thru for parents and kids under 5-years-old.

Officials say this free event will be held in the parking lot of the Health and Human Services Building on Morganton Boulevard in Lenoir, North Carolina from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Officials say parents will be able to drive through the event and stop at each agency table for more information, educational materials, and prizes.

Participating agencies include:

  • Caldwell County Safe Kids.
  • Local law enforcement.
  • EMS.
  • Fire departments.
  • Caldwell County Health Department (Dental, Child Health, Maternity, WIC, etc.).
  • Robins Nest.
  • Caldwell County Smart Start.
  • Early Head Start.
  • The Forestry Service.

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Officials say the Child Health and Safety Fair is held annually during the “Week of the Young Child,” which is an observance hosted by the National Association of Young Children celebrating early learning, young children and their teachers, as well as families with young children.

The event will provide resources to the community on how to keep children safe and promote ways to avoid childhood injuries, officials say.