Child Safety

How Much Do You Know About Preventing Child Heatstroke?

Whether you’re a parent, caregiver or bystander of a child left in a car, it’s important to understand risk factors contributing to child heatstroke. Answer these questions to see how much you know.

TRUE
It’s never okay to leave a child alone in a car, even for a few minutes, and even if the car is on.

FALSE
Opening windows will not prevent heatstroke

TRUE
Children overheat up to five times faster than adults.

FALSE
Heatstroke can happen on cloudy days and in outside temperatures below 70 degrees.

FALSE
Do not let kids play in an unattended vehicle.