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Unintentional injury is the leading cause of death for people aged 1 to 44. The Center for Injury Prevention and Policy has launched a public education campaign aimed at addressing this leading cause of unintentional death and disability.

Every month a new fact sheet will be released on a different topic of injury prevention.

For more information, please view the press release announcing the initiative.

Monthly Prevention Messages

May: Bike/Helmet Safety

April: Animal Bites

March: Lead Poisoning

February: Cold Weather Injuries

January: Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention

December: Drowsy Driving Prevention

November: Holiday Blues

October: School Safety

September: Fall Prevention

August: Driving Under the Influence

July: Fireworks Safety

June: Water Safety

May: Surviving Trauma

April: Distracted Driving

March: Violence Prevention

February: Teen Dating Violence

Press Inquiries

Call 410-328-8919 or email

More Information

For additional information, please email us at or call 410-328-2035.