Category: Drowning

Drowning is a leading cause of injury death for children aged 1–19 in the US. In Washington State, unintentional adolescent drowning deaths have exceeded national rates for the last decade. A new study from the…

In collaboration with Seattle Children’s Hospital (SCH), Safe Kids Coalition South Seattle, and Seattle King County Public Health, volunteers were able to giveaway life jackets and bike helmets to ACE Academy students and their families….

The UW Medicine EMS & Trauma Conference is back in person this year September 12-13, 2022 at the DoubleTree Suites (Seatac Airport). This two-day, multidisciplinary conference highlights trauma care throughout the continuum including pre-hospital, emergency,…

HIPRC joins the Washington State Parks Boating Program and safety partners around the state to promote Paddle Safe Week, July 18-24. This public safety campaign focuses on creating a culture of safety among people that…

Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center (HIPRC) and Seattle Children’s Hospital (SCH) have a long and productive history of impactful partnerships to prevent injury and violence, most of which have included impact on regional or…

    The Seattle King County Public Health REACH (Community Action Plan) community members hosted a Community Health and Wellness Event on Saturday, July 9th at Rainier Beach Community Center in the Rainier Beach Public…

Seattle & King County’s Violence & Injury Prevention Unit (VIP), within the Chronic Disease & Injury Prevention (CDIP) Section of Public Health, is seeking a full-time, Term Limited Temporary (TLT) Project Program Manager III (Unintentional…

SEATTLE – June 22, 2022 – Washington State pools and beaches are facing a lifeguard shortage. This will lead to reduced operating hours and some closures of beaches and pools throughout summer. Swimming in areas…

Prevention > Recognition > Response > Rescue > Treatment Source: American Red Cross May is National Water Safety Month Drowning is the process of experiencing respiratory impairment from submersion or immersion in liquid. It is…

Our 2021 INSIGHT Alumna, Cara Starnes, BS, was invited to present her INSIGHT Research project for the University of Michigan Undergraduate Research Symposium. Starnes was one of five awardees selected to receive a travel award…