Injury Prevention And Public Education
Promote programs and activities that reduce preventable injuries, disability and premature death due to trauma.
2019-20 WREMS Prevention grants
WREMS prevention grants have been awarded to the following prevention programs.
Gig Harbor Fire & Medic One for home safety equipment for fall prevention
Lewis County Coroner’s Office for safe sleep public education campaign
Lewis County Fire Dist 2 for open water rescue equipment for EMS providers
NW Infant Survival & SIDS Alliance for cribs for safe sleep for babies
Pacific Lutheran University for SwiftFeet 253 pilot project for older adult fall prevention
Pierce County Fall Prevention Coalition for a brochure and supplies for older adult fall prevention activities
Safe Kids Thurston County for cribs for low income families for safe sleep for babies
Thurston THRIVES for suicide prevention at Bush Middle School
Trauma Trust for Stop the Bleed training equipment
Injury Death Data by age from WA State Dept of Health
WA State Injury Data tables
2013 - 17 West Region Fatality Data
2013-17 WA State Fatality Data
Leading Causes of Violent Injury Death in WA State
West Region Fatality & Hospitalization Data
West Region Fatality & Hospitalizations
CDC WISQARS data
WA Tracking Network data
Investing in Prevention Saves Lives and Money
In 2013, motor vehicle crash deaths resulted in $44 billion in medical and work loss costs.
Child Window Falls Prevention
Window safety information from MultiCare Mary Bridge Children's Hospital
Stop at 4 campaign
Purchase window safety devices at www.safebeginnings.com.
Domestic and sexual violence prevention information from WA State Dept of Health.
Violence Prevention information from the CDC
Shared risks and protective factors
Traumatic Brain Injury and Concussion
TBI management in Children
Brain Injury Alliance of WA resources
Injury Prevention Resources
The Community Guide for healthy communities
WA State Injury and Violence Prevention Guide
Harborview Injury Prevention and Research
Resources and information from WA State Dept. of Health.
The CDC website has information on a wide variety of topics.
Child Injuries are preventable. Protect the Ones You Love