Injury Prevention Program
Trauma is the major cause of death and disability worldwide between the ages of one to 44. From a child’s fall on a playground to a motor vehicle collision, trauma affects us all, regardless of age, race or economic status. Though there are many deaths, more people survive their injuries, suffering life-long physical, mental and financial challenges.
Huntington Memorial Hospital’s level II Trauma Center is dedicated to the prevention of unintentional injuries and deaths. The goal is to improve the health of the community by preventing injuries and improving the quality of life through education. We do this by providing information, services and resources on preventable injuries.
Resources on fall prevention, home modification, older adult drivers, caregivers and more:
Motor Vehicle Safety
Resources on crash statistics, online videos and programs to stop distracted and drunk driving:
Safety tips on all topics including bike and car safety, pedestrian and water safety, TV tip-overs, swallowing batteries and poisoning:
Safety Tips for all Ages
The CDC has a variety of topics on safety, injury and violence prevention: