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
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:
Poisoning, including opioid misuse
Motor vehicle crashes
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
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
WA State injury data tables
CDC and 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.
Resources for Families
Where to Seek Help - early childhood support services in Thurston County.
Child Window Falls Prevention
Window safety information from MultiCare Mary Bridge Children's Hospital
Stop at 4 campaign
Safety information from Safe Kids WA
Purchase window safety devices at www.safebeginnings.com. Use discount code SKWA for 10 percent off
Violence Prevention information from the CDC
Youth Violence Prevention technical package
Shared risks and protective factors
Traumatic Brain Injury and Concussion
TBI management in Children
Brain Injury Alliance of WA resources
Injury Prevention Resources
National Violent Death Reporting System data
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 a wealth of information on a wide variety of topics.
FDCARES is a fire dept based injury prevention and community assistance program.
Prevention works. Success Stories.
Child Injuries are preventable. Protect the Ones You Love