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Free bike helmets on Tuesday

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Kohl's and Essentia Health will give away 1,500 bike helmets for toddlers, children and teens 4- 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 21, at the Kohl's store parking lot, 2215 Miller Trunk Highway.

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), 800 bicyclists were killed and an estimated 515,000 sustained bicycle-related injuries in 2010. Half of those killed or injured were under the age of 20.

Complimentary shuttle service will be provided from 3:30-6 p.m. from the Hobby Lobby parking lot at 1734 Mall Drive. Children must attend so they can be properly fitted.

The event is part of a safety campaign by Essentia Health St. Mary's-Children's Hospital and Kohl's.

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