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Child Injury Prevention in New York State

Introduction

Injury is the leading cause of death for children in New York State. The New York State Department of Health wants kids in New York State to grow up healthy and injury-free.

The New York State Department of Health has launched the Injury-Free Kids Campaign to make parents and caregivers aware of the leading causes of childhood injuries and how to prevent them. This parent-friendly website provides important safety information for parents and caregivers, including: fact sheets, injury data, educational programs, and other resources (such as toolkits, publications, and links to websites). You, as a parent or caregiver, can play a major role in preventing childhood injuries.

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