Injury Prevention

From One Second To The Next - Texting While Driving

Texting and driving can change lives in a second. Please take a moment to watch this very emotional video about texting and driving. One text, one call could wreck it all.....

(Updated 5/13/2019)

Love The Skin Your In!

Protect your skin from sunburn.

To learn more, click play on the video below.

(Updated 7/21/2017)

Injury and Violence

The Bad News

Violence and injuries affect everyone regardless of age, race, or economic status


In the United States violence and injuries:
  • Kill more people ages 1-44 than any other cause. See the CDC's 10 Leading Causes of Death.
    • >180,000 deaths from injury, annually (1 every 3 minutes!).
  • Cost more than $406 billion in medical care and lost productivity each year.
    • 2.8 million hospitalizations.
    • 31.7 million emergency room visits.

The Good News

Prevention works! According to the CDC:
  • Between 1975 and 2008, seat belts saved an estimated 255,000 lives.
  • High school-based violence prevention programs have been shown to cut violent behavior by almost 30%.
  • Ta chi and other exercise programs for older adults have been shown to reduce falls by as much as half.

More information

Injury and violence prevention
Traumatic Brain Injury
Concussions in Children
Fall Prevention
Bicycle Safety