Injury Prevention And Public Education
WA State Goal - "Eliminate preventable death and disability due to injury and violence."
West Region Goal - "Promote programs & policies to reduce the incidence & impact of injuries, violence & illness."
2016-17 WREMS Prevention Grants
We Are Accepting Requests for Proposal for 2016-17 Prevention Grants that address one of the top 5 causes of injury and death in the West Region - falls, drowning, motor vehicle crashes, suicide and poisoning, including prescription medication misuse. See Request for Proposal - Grant Application. Requests for Proposal must be submitted to the WREMS office by Monday, July 11, 2016. For more information contact WREMS at 360-705-9019.
2003 - 2013 Data Available from the National Violent Death Reporting System
Visit the NVDRS website. Data is available for several states including Oregon. Data for WA State will be available next year.
Child Window Falls Prevention
Investing in Prevention Saves Lives and Money
Never Leave a Child Unattended in a Vehicle
Safe Sleep for Infants
The WA State Criminal Justice Training Commission, in partnership with Mary Bridge Childrens Hospital and the Snohomish County Prosecutor's Office have produced a training for first responders on safe sleep for infants. Watch the video
Keep Your Child Safe Around Medicine
WA State Injury Data Tables Available
WA State injury data tables are available.
Traumatic Brain Injury and Concussion
Injury Prevention Resources