Prevention Tools and Programs

Unintentional, preventable injuries are the leading killer of children in the United States. Unfortunately, more children die from injuries that could have been prevented than from all diseases combined. Whether you are a parent, educator, coach or caregiver, knowing how to keep your environment safe could save the life of a child. The following resources, programs and information are designed to educate you on safe practices to prevent unnecessary injuries.

Norton Prevention & Wellness provides information and programs to keep your family safe and prevent injuries, including:

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How to dress a baby for cold weather

Although babies can go outside when it’s cold, their bodies aren’t equipped to handle the extreme temperatures yet. They shouldn’t be out in the elements for very long, and there are some precautions to take […]

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Flu hasn’t gone away; protect kids and older adults

Kids getting flu shots goes beyond keeping the children healthy and helps keep their grandparents healthy, according to Gary S. Marshall, M.D., infectious diseases physician with Norton Children’s Infectious Diseases, affiliated with the UofL School [...]

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With depression on the rise, focus on gun safety in the home

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Kentucky’s child abuse rate outranks rest of country for third year in row; Indiana leads nation in deaths

For the third year in a row, Kentucky has the highest child abuse rate in the country. The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Children’s Bureau “Child Maltreatment 2019” report — released this year […]

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5 ways to talk to your kids about alcohol

Here’s a staggering fact: In the U.S., more than 60% of teens have had at least one drink of alcohol. Teen drinking is an issue — and if you think your teen is not doing […]

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