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WOOD COUNTY, OH (Toledo News Now) -
was the first day of the Wood County Fair, and that meant big crowds.
expect 100,000 people to visit the fair through the week. For parents, standing
in line at one booth could save their child's life.
Wood County Sheriff's Office is giving away free child identification cards
containing vital information.
photo, their fingerprint, and their information, their weight, height, eye
color, and also has information on what to do if your child is missing," said
Sheriff Mark Wasylyshyn.
the back of each kid-print ID are steps to take if you can't find your child –
something that could easily happen, even to the most watchful parents at the
we've found is that people are so panicky, or maybe they're traveling and they
don't have a picture of their child with them," the sheriff said. "This card
has everything that we can turn it right back to law enforcement and get us
going full-speed and doing everything we can to get their child back for them."
of the Wood County Sheriff's Explorer Post are taking pictures and fingerprints
of kids every day this week. The sheriff recommends parents hold onto the IDs,
and get a new one for your kids at least ever two years.