NACCHO Injury Prevention Newsletter
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July 2011

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Injury Prevention Spotlight

Walk This Way! Taking Steps for Pedestrian Safety  
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is featuring pedestrian safety on their website. Learn more about pedestrian safety issues, how they might affect your community, and what you can can do to address them.

Funding Opportunities

Violent Gang and Gun Crime Reduction Program
Deadline: July 21, 2011 at 8 PM EDT

Project Safe Neighborhoods, Department of Justice (DOJ)


Healthy People 2020 Community Innovations Project
Deadline: August 5, 2011 at 7 PM EDT

Healthy People 2020, John Snow, Inc.


From the Seaside to the Slopes: Implementing Sun Safety Programs Through Partnership
July 19, 2011 2-3 PM EDT  
Join the National Cancer Institute (NCI) for a webinar that explores lessons learned in implementing evidence-based cancer control and prevention programs through partnerships.


Policy Strategy to Prevent Open Water Drowning in Washington State: A SERICN Community of Practice Webinar
July 21, 2011 3-4 PM EDT
The Washington State Child and Youth Open Water Drowning Prevention Task Force has identified policies, set priorities, and created short- and long-term strategies to prevent open water drowning among children and teens.   


From Data to Prevention II: Using Data to Make the Case for Prevention Create News to Prevent Violence
July 25 or 26, 2011 2:00-3:30 PM EDT

In this PreventConnect webinar, participants will learn how to use media messaging effectively to prevent sexual and domestic violence.


Concussions and Youth Sports: Can the Law Help Prevent Injury?
July 28, 2011 1-2 PM EDT
This webinar, part of the Public Health Law Webinar Series, will discuss the physiology of concussions in young athletes, how legislation can reduce these types of injuries, and the ethical and legal implication of implementing laws to address concussions in various communities.