One role of public health is to help families and individuals stay safe and be informed about how to reduce risks to their safety. There are things that we can all do to avoid serious injuries and illnesses that can lead to disabilities and even death. 

Home is a place to relax, play and enjoy spending time with family. Of course, accidents happen, and there will be minor scrapes and bruises along the way, especially as kids grow and discover new things. And that’s OK. The problem is the more serious injuries that are often completely preventable.


Here are some tools to help ensure that your kids get the freedom that comes from being active, healthy and safe at home.