Drowning is a leading cause of injury-related death in children. In 2018, almost 900 U.S. children younger than 20 died of drowning. A number of strategies are available to prevent these tragedies. As educators and advocates, pediatricians can play an important role in prevention of drowning.
The American Academy of Pediatrics: Prevention of Drowning Report
Falling is not a normal part of aging. You can prevent falls by doing the right exercises, making your home safer, getting regular health checkups, and more. Learn steps you can take to stay safe.
The HIPRC works with diverse communities to identify injury and violence prevention concerns and collaborate with community and policy partners to prevent injury and violence.