Centerlight and Department of Transportation hold pedestrian safety awareness event

Omar Barrios from DOT speaks to seniors about using caution when crossing the street.
Photo by Walter Pofeldt

Centerlight Health Systems’ Allerton Avenue location hosted an event with the city Department of Transportation to help promote senior pedestrian safety awareness. Held on Thursday, July 16, the event featured tips for both seniors and their caregivers on how to cross busy streets and prevent accidents in which seniors are struck by bicycles and cars.

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