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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – Injury Risks to Children

By David Wolf, Attorney
Published by Child Injury Lawyer Network


The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has a division called the CDC Injury Center that has a goal or mission of educating parents, caregivers, and others as to the risks of injury to children. The information distributed by the CDC can be used to help prevent or reduce the incidents of serious personal injuries and death to children. In many instances, simple safety precautions and supervision will help better to protect children in the home and the community.

The CDC provides valuable information as to the following issues / topics:

Child Mistreatment, Abuse, and Neglect, Child Passenger Safety, Fireworks Related Injuries, Playground Related Injuries, Poison Related Injuries, Fire Related Injuries,
Suicide, Traumatic Brain Injury Water Safety Young Drivers, and Youth Violence.

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