NCHD provides child injury prevention signs available locally
June 17, 2020
The number one cause of child fatalities in the six-county region served by the Northeast Colorado Health Department is motor vehicle crashes. More children ages five to 19 die from crash-related injuries than from any other type of injury.
Many of these deaths can be prevented. The best way to keep children safe in the event of a motor vehicle crash is to always buckle children in age-appropriate and size-appropriate car seats, booster seats and seat belts. It is also important for adults to be role models by buckling up as well. Seat belts do save lives.
Another important step all...