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New Crash Map will help determine the safety of the New King St. cycle track are valid. ...
Read More New Crash Map will help determine the safety of the New King St. cycle track are valid.   Since 2008, IPCS began incorporating available geographic information location data captured from 911 callers into crash maps. Updated crash maps are available online through 2014 – http://bit.ly/crashmap The intention of these crash maps are to help ...
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Capture Hawaii Trauma System with Infographics ...
Read More Capture Hawaii Trauma System with Infographics The Trauma System for the State of Hawaii continues to improve care across the State. Thanks to our new Trauma Registry by ImageTrend, our 2013 Infographic is available with aggregate data to provide trauma details. This infographic look at our state, and the data available on this infographic ...
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Prevention of Pediatric Falls from Buildings in Hawaii ...
Read More Prevention of Pediatric Falls from Buildings in Hawaii Falls from windows and lanais continue to be a significant risk for our island’s keiki and the surrounding Western Pacific. We estimate that there are approximately 80 falls per year on Oahu alone. Those 80 falls represent the ones that come to the attention of medical ...
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Ho‘oikaika Partnership Provides Protective Factors Training on Moloka‘i ...
Read More Ho‘oikaika Partnership Provides Protective Factors Training on Moloka‘i The Ho`oikaika Partnership is a coalition of more than 40 Maui County agencies and individuals committed to preventing child abuse and neglect. Through public awareness activities and training events, the Ho‘oikaika Partnership aims to reduce the incidence and prevalence of child maltreatment in Maui County. Over ...
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Hawai‘i Child Passenger Safety Program  ...
Read More Hawai‘i Child Passenger Safety Program Traffic related injuries are one of the leading causes of death and injuries for children of all ages nationwide. Research from Safe Kids Worldwide shows that when child safety seats (car seats) are used correctly, they can reduce the risk of death by 71% for infants and 54% for ...
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Hawaii Cribs for Kids

Posted on Mar 10, 2015 in All IPCS News

Hawaii Cribs for Kids  ...
Read More Hawaii Cribs for Kids Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies Coalition of Hawaii (HMHB) introduced the comprehensive “Hawaii Cribs for Kids” program in March 2013. This program is the first of its kind in Hawaii and provides culturally appropriate, family-based safe sleep education to high-risk, low-income families and a free GRACO Pack N Play® crib to ...
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Increasing Our Region’s Injury Prevention Capacity ...
Read More Increasing Our Region’s Injury Prevention Capacity At the Maui EMS Training Center, we have been working to increase our region’s injury prevention capacity, in particular through presenting the Hawaii Injury Prevention for Emergency Services curriculum to new EMS students and existing EMT and MICT (paramedic) providers. This includes a 2013 cohort of EMT students ...
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Former EMS Chief now Leader of Hawaii Health Systems Corporation ...
Read More Former EMS Chief now Leader of Hawaii Health Systems Corporation Dr. Linda Rosen took over as CEO of the Hawaii Health Systems Corp (HHSC), the state’s public hospital system, on December 16, 2014. Dr. Rosen is an experienced leader and seasoned physician and public health practitioner who follows an ecological approach that addresses the ...
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safeTALK:Tell, Ask, Listen and KeepSafe ...
Read More Be a part of Hawaiʻi’s suicide prevention and awareness efforts in 2015 Tuesday, March 10th at Queen Liliʻuokalani Children’s Center – Kaua’i Unit 4530 Kali Road Lihu’e HI 96766 8:00 am – 12:00 pm Registration is required in order to attend. This four-hour workshop will prepare you to recognize and support a person with thoughts of suicide. You will become a ...
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Dan Galanis, epidemiologist for the Department of Health’s Injury Prevention and Control Section discusses vehicle occupant and pedestrian injury deaths in Hawaii with The Star-Advertiser.   “During that period about 45 percent of traffic deaths in Hawaii were alcohol-related, 49 percent of vehicle occupants killed in traffic crashes were not wearing seat belts and 47 percent ...
Read More HPD aims to reduce fatal car crashes by The Star-Advertiser