Injury Prevention

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Injury Prevention

Unintentional injury is the fifth leading cause of death for all ages in the U.S. and the leading cause of death for those ages 1 to 44. Approximately 2.6 billion people are hospitalized each year as a result of injuries, poisonings or both. 

Injuries are not just accidents — injuries are preventable! Centra is committed to not only provide excellent care to those injured, but also offer resources to help prevent injury from occurring.

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For a list of free child seat safety checks in your area, please visit: http://www.nhtsa.gov/cps/cpsfitting/index.cfm

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has great information regarding highway safety and tips on how to keep your children safe on the road. Check out their website at: http://www.nhtsa.gov/Safety/CPS

For child safety tips from experts, visit the sites below:


http://www.americanschoolbuscouncil.org/
https://itre.ncsu.edu/focus/school-planning/
http://www.aboutschool.com/busstop.htm

For more information regarding injury prevention and safety, please visit the following websites:

Safe Kids USA
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration