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What We Do - Prevent Injuries


Goal: Prevent Injuries

Indicators of Success:

  • Number of intentional and unintentional injury deaths.
  • Health status of people with disabilities.

Strategies:

  • Monitor for intentional (violent behaviors) and unintentional injuries.
  • Support EMS System development and Iowa Trauma Program.
  • Provide education and services to prevent unintentional injuries.
  • Provide education and services to promote the health of people with disabilities and to reduce the amount and/or severity of disability-related secondary conditions.
  • Provide education and services to prevent violent behaviors.

Program areas working to meet this goal:

Prevent Injuries