Whether it's baby-proofing your home for a new arrival or avoiding distracted driving, injury prevention is the first step in avoiding unnecessary hospital visits. Hawaii Pacific Health works directly with the community in providing educational materials and supports various initiatives that promote injury prevention for all ages.
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Unfortunately, injury is the number one cause of death for children in the United States. However, most childhood injuries are preventable and Kapiolani's Injury Prevention team works to decrease injury-related hospital visits through community outreach and education.
Working alongside Kapiolani Trauma Services, Injury Prevention works to treat and prevent childhood injuries, no matter how common or complex they are.
Safe Kids Hawaii
Safe Kids Hawaii, led by Kapiolani Medical Center, implements programs such as safety workshops and sports clinics that can help parents and caregivers prevent childhood injuries. Learn more by visiting Safe Kids Worldwide and Keiki Injury Prevention Coalition.
Car Seat Inspections
To have your baby or child’s car seat inspected, contact Health Connections at 527-2588.
If you have questions about car seats, contact Lisa Dau at 808-983-6800 or email@example.com.
Here is a list of car seat fitting stations throughout the state of Hawaii.