Category: Injury Prevention

This summer, FREE Beach Swimming Lessons will be hosted at all Seattle area lifeguarded swimming beaches for children ages 6-16. Sign up today for a midday or evening session! Beach Midday Sessions: Monday – Friday,…

The 2024 Safe States Injury and Violence Prevention (IVP) Conference will take place in Oregon at the Hilton Portland Downtown beginning Tuesday, August 20th through Thursday, August 22nd. This premiere conference is an opportunity is for injury and violence…

What is Juneteenth? Juneteenth (June 19th) marks the day in 1865 when a group of enslaved people in Galveston, Texas, finally learned that they were free from the institution of slavery. This was almost two-and-a-half…

PRIDE today Today, LGBTQI+ PRIDE Month celebrates our nation’s diverse populations including Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer (or questioning one’s sexual or gender identity), Intersex, and other sexual orientations besides heterosexual. This observance began after the…

During 2019 to 2021, the U.S. experienced one of the greatest increases in all-cause pediatric fatalities (ages 1-19 years) in more than 50 years, with increased mortality disproportionately resulting from preventable injuries. In May 2024,…

Congratulations to the HIPRC Trainee, Anne Massey, MPH, PhD(c) selected as a 2024 Bonderman Fellow. Each year, a select group of UW students are provided a rare opportunity to independently travel the world as Bonderman…

For Immediate Release from the Washington Traffic Safety Commission: Washington experienced 810 traffic deaths in 2023 according to preliminary data collected by the Washington Traffic Safety Commission (WTSC). This represents a 10% increase since 2022,…

In support of the Swim Seattle Initiative (a FREE drowning prevention and educational swim program championed by Mayor Harrell), Seattle Parks and Recreation successfully hosted Washington State Parks’ first annual Water Safety Day at Rainier Beach…

Join us on Thursday, May 9th! Time:  1:00p – 7:00p (PT) Location: Skagit Valley College (Angst Hall), Mount Vernon, WA *Preregistration is encouraged & free! Join UW Bothell and community partners at MINDfest 2024, a…

Why we celebrate AANHPI Heritage Month  Asian American, Native Hawai’ian and Pacific Islander Heritage Month originated with Congress in the late 1970s. Since its origin, it has honored many different populations, countries and islands that…

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