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WCHOB to distribute free ski helmets, Saturday

Helmets will be given out to first 75 kids
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Posted at 6:16 PM, Jan 27, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-27 18:16:10-05

Planning on hitting the slopes this weekend? Here's your chance to place it safe, courtesy of Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo.

On Saturday, the Kiwanis Pediatric Trauma Unit from the hospital will be holding a Head Injury Prevention Education event at Kissing Bridge.

Brand new ski helmets will be distributed starting at 9:00 a.m.  to the first 75 kids in attendance.

Traumatic brain injury accounts for 50-88 percent of skiing and snowboarding fatalities in those not wearing a helmet.