• Injury Prevention

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    Public awareness is crucial to injury prevention and keeping our community healthy.

    SafeKids of Otsego County

    Unintentional injury is the number one cause of death for children in the United States. Safe Kids Coalition, a global organization that is dedicated to protecting kids from unintentional injuries, promotes injury prevention through campaigns such as driver awareness and sports injuries. Bassett Medical Center is committed to providing information to the public about safe living and injury prevention.

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    SafeKids of Otsego County

    SafeKids of New York

    SafeKids Worldwide

    Fall Prevention

    Falls are a major concern within communities. In 2015, approximately 65 percent of Bassett's traumatic-related admissions were related to falls. We support fall-related educational opportunities.