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Injury Prevention

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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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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. 

 

Learn more about Bassett's Trauma Program by calling 607-547-3097.

  • Bassett’s Save a Life Campaign

    Do you know CPR and how to use an AED? Learn Feb 10 at the Oneonta Indoor Heart Walk at FoxCare Center. It was May of 2016 when Kristin Ratliff collapsed on the Cooperstown High School track during read more

    MyHealthy Decisions: Heart Care and CPR

    Hands-only cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) not only increases the likelihood of surviving breathing and cardiac emergencies, but it’s simple to learn and easy to remember. For a refresher any time, you can print up this page and keep it with the rest of your first-aid supplies.

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607-547-3456 : 1-800-BASSETT (227-7388)