Injury Prevention

The goal of the Child and Adolescent Injury Prevention program is to lower the number of injury related deaths and disability for children in Howard County. This is done by looking at the causes of intentional and unintentional injuries in children and starting prevention programs.

Children in rear-facing car seats
Programs
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Cribs for Kids® Program
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Cribs for Kids Program materials

The Health Department manages this program in partnership with Cribs for Kids®.  The program provides safe sleep education and a new portable crib to eligible families in need.   

A referral is required 

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Kids in Safety Seat Program
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Child car seat

The Health Department manages this program in partnership with the Maryland Kids in Safety Seats (KISS) program.  The program provides car seat safety education and a new car seat to eligible families in need. 

A referral is required

Car Seat use: 5lbs. - 65lbs.

Prevention Infographics

Safe Sleep for your Baby
Injury Prevention (ages 0-4)
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Injury Prevention infographic (0-4)

 

 

 

 

Injury Prevention (ages 5-14)
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Injury Prevention infographic (5-14)

 

 

 

Injury Prevention (ages 15-24)
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Cribs for Kids
Health Department
Kids in Safety Seats

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