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Safe Kids Virginia

Keeping kids safe, on the road, at home and at play 

Since 2000, CHoR has been the lead agency for Safe Kids Virginia, a program dedicated to preventing unintentional injuries to children ages 14 and under. These efforts are in collaboration with the hospital pediatric trauma center and include outreach, education and advocacy.

Our trauma program not only treats children after an injury occurs, but also provides injury prevention outreach and education through public awareness activities such as car seat safety checks, safety fairs, seasonal injury prevention activities and participation in public policy. We believe prevention is the best medicine and are committed to working with our community to keep children safe.

Featured safety tips

Top risk areas and how to keep your children safe

  • At homeIt’s important to be aware of the danger areas in your home so you can help keep your kids safe. 
  • Car and road: Keep your family safe in a car and near the road by following these tips and accessing these educational resources.
  • Sports and at play: Learn how to keep your kids safe from preventable injuries so they can continue to participate in the sports and activities they love.

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Safety Tips

Kids are going to fall, crash, slip and tumble. It’s all part of being a kid, and we wouldn't want it any other way. But there are little things we can all do to ensure that kids avoid the more serious injuries that can lead to disabilities and even death.

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