Injury Prevention And Public Education

Goal

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

Data

Investing in Prevention Saves Lives and Money

Child Window Falls Prevention

Violence Prevention

Traumatic Brain Injury and Concussion

Injury Prevention Resources