Santa Rosa County Emergency Management to issue free bike helmets

Posted on December 6, 2019 by Staff reports

The Santa Rosa County Department of Emergency Management will offer free bike helmets for adults and children from 1 to 4 p.m, Thursday, December 19 with one catch — individuals must be fitted in person to receive a helmet.

Wearing a bike helmet reduces the odds of head injury by 50% and head/face/neck injury by 33 percent, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety/Highway Loss Data Institute.

The giveaway will take place at SRCEM, located at , located at 4499 Pine Forest Road in Milton. For more information, call 850-983-5360.