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

We are now accepting Requests for Proposal for 2019-20 WREMS prevention grants. Grants will be awarded for projects that address one of the leading causes of injury and death in the West Region:

  • Suicide

  • Poisoning, including opioid misuse

  • Falls

  • Motor vehicle crashes

  • Violence

  • Fire

  • Drowning

  • Safe sleep for babies

2018-19 wrems prevention grants

WREMS Prevention Grants have been awarded to: 

  • Lewis Fire District 2 for open water response equipment

  • Lewis Fire District 3 for fire safety

  • Lewis County Public Health for Safety City

  • Lewis County Public Health for swimming lessons for children

  • Mary Bridge Children's Hospital for child window fall prevention

  • MultiCare for safe sleep for babies

  • NW Infant Survival & SIDS for safe sleep for babies

Data

Investing in Prevention Saves Lives and Money

Resources for Families

Where to Seek Help - early childhood support services in Thurston County.

Child Window Falls Prevention

Violence Prevention

Traumatic Brain Injury and Concussion

Injury Prevention Resources