Trauma Prevention Resources
REMSA Health’s Point of Impact Car Seat Program offers checkpoints throughout the community to ensure car seats are installed properly and are the correct size for your growing kid.
Nevada Outdoor School’s Ride Safe, Ride Smart Program: Thanks to funding from the Nevada Off-Highway Vehicle Commission and Nevada State Parks, Nevada Outdoor School has developed an online OHV Safety Certification plus an in-person rider evaluation and training program.
Safe Routes to School’s goal is to promote safe walking, cycling and the use of alternative transportation modes among students, while decreasing the number of vehicles commuting to and around schools.
Vision Zero Truckee Meadows aims for zero traffic fatalities or injuries involving motor vehicles on roadways by promoting safe, healthy, equitable and sustainable mobility for all. They do this through a comprehensive approach that prioritizes intuitive infrastructure, data-driven strategies and political leadership, while addressing traffic deaths as a public health crisis.
Newborn and Infant Safety
Renown Health offers childbirth and newborn classes that help parents gain the tools necessary to the newest members of their family safe.
Renown Children’s Hospital’s Save Your Skull Program is an educational outreach program that targets the youth of northern Nevada by presenting to high school students on the prevention of traumatic injury.
Think First National Injury Prevention Foundation provides educational presentations by health educators and speakers to promote injury prevention among junior and senior high schools and after-school programs.
Sparks Kiwanis Bike Program’s mission is to improve the lives of children by hosting youth camps, clubs, clinics and individual education and donating over 600 bikes per year to schools and youth organizations.
Think First National Injury Prevention Foundation raises awareness and promotes the prevention of brain and spinal cord injuries in our community. They also aim to provide helmets to young individuals to safeguard their heads and establish a new social norm of safety consciousness among them.
Be Smart Northern Nevada focuses on the importance of secure gun storage and community awareness to reduce gun injuries and deaths among children.