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New Campaign Highlights Safe Sleep Awareness

By | August 18th, 2015|Prevention|

Today ADHS, the Safe Sleep Task Force, and several community partners launched a new public awareness campaign to teach parents and care givers of infants about safe sleeping environments. The numbers show heartbreaking statistics. In 2013, 74 infants died suddenly and unexpectedly, often referred to as SUID—sudden unexpected infant death. The cause of death for 64 of [...]

National Action Plan for Child Injury Prevention

By | May 2nd, 2012|Prevention|

CDC released their new National Action Plan for Preventing Child Injury this week.  The goals of the National Action Plan are to raise awareness about the problem of child injuries and the effects on our nation, offer solutions by uniting stakeholders around a common set of goals and strategies, and mobilize action to reduce child [...]

17th Annual Child Fatality Review Annual Report

By | December 9th, 2010|Prevention|

We published our 17th Annual Child Fatality Review Report this week. Our interdisciplinary team reviewed each and every childhood death that occurred in 2009 with the goal of figuring out how each child died, so that we as public health officials, medical practitioners, families, parents and policymakers can design and implement strategies for avoiding preventable deaths in the [...]