Injury Prevention

2019 Falls Prevention Awareness Week September 23-29

The first day of fall marks Falls Prevention Awareness Day. Falls are the leading cause of injury related emergency department (ED) visits for older adults, the major cause of hip fractures, and responsible for more than half of fatal head injuries. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 3 million older persons … Continued

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Disaster Preparedness

Disaster Preparedness Disaster preparedness is a misleading concept. No organization is ever truly prepared for a disaster event. Most preparedness activities are directed toward what is known as an “All Hazards” concept. It is extremely difficult to plan for every possible type of event that could impact a community. An All Hazards Emergency Plan provides … Continued

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Become a Certified Child Passenger Safety Technician (CPST)

Learn how you can Become a Certified Child Passenger Safety Technician (CPST)

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Outdoor Stand-Up Temperature Display Available

The Outdoor Stand-Up Temperature Display is an excellent tool to create awareness of how a vehicle can quickly heat up in the sun to where the inside temperatures would kill a child. Available for Use for Maryland Community Events

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Statewide Distracted Driving Awareness Day 2017

Distracted driving continues to be a dangerous, escalating problem on Maryland’s roadways. Our Maryland trauma centers see the tragic results that occur when individuals drive while distracted. Some of the events held included distracted driving simulators, give-a-ways, and pledge campaigns to not drive distracted.

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