Injuries are one of the leading causes of death in the United States and are almost always preventable. Jackson Memorial Hospital, through its Emergency Care Center, provides community-based injury prevention education for all ages.

The goal of these programs is to heighten injury awareness, provide trauma prevention education, and promote wellness and safety to all populations in our community. Topics include:

  • Bicycle Safety
  • Pedestrian Safety
  • Seat Belt Safety
  • Ride Safe, Drive Safe
  • Drinking and Driving
  • Drug Use/Abuse/Addiction
  • Stand Strong for Life
  • Poison Prevention
  • Fire Safety
  • Health and Safety Fairs
  • Water Safety
  • Career Day Presentation

These programs are free of charge, age-specific and can be given in a variety of settings such as schools, businesses, senior centers, community or faith-based groups, parks’ programs, etc.

We regularly educate students and teachers at schools, address PTAs and attend private businesses’ employee health days.

Click here to download our Injury Prevention Program brochure.

For more information, contact our Injury Prevention coordinator Cindy Magnole, R.N., 305-585-7971 or email [email protected].