Injury Prevention Services is addressing critical public health issues through a combination of efforts in these three
- Understanding the nature of injuries occurring in Allegany County
- Creating and Coordinating PREVENTION PROGRAMS
- Developing training and education programs for professionals, clinical practitioners, community leaders and agencies
Each year a targeted injury prevention project based on identified local needs is funded.
Past activities include: firearm storage, playground safety,
all-terrain vehicle safety; booster seat use; and, preventing falls by older persons.