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Most injuries are predictable and preventable. York Region provides workshops and consultations about injury and falls prevention.

Installing a car seat can seem like a complicated task, but parents and caregivers are often pleasantly surprised at how easy it is once they know where to find the information they need.

A fall is the most common cause of childhood injuries requiring medical attention. Harmful childhood falls are predictable and preventable. Identify potential fall risks at home and at play and make changes to help keep your child safe.

A concussion is a common form of brain injury. They are caused by a blow to the head or body while playing a sport, in a car accident, or during other activities.

Programs and resources, are available to improve your skills, confidence and enjoyment of cycling.

Stay healthy and independent longer. Consultations, fall prevention and healthy aging workshops and information are available for older adults and healthcare professionals.

As a parent, you can prevent injuries by creating a safe living environment for your children. Injury is the leading cause of death and disability among children 1 to 14 years old.

How to prevent playground falls and other injuries which are a common cause of children needing treatment at the hospital emergency department.

Drowning is the second leading cause of injury related death for Canadian children. For every child that drowns, there are approximately six to ten more that almost drown and require hospitalization.

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