Category: Injury Prevention

It’s One Question Parents Should Ask

As part of our organization’s efforts to keep children safe this upcoming holiday season and all year long, Connecticut Children’s is collaborating with hospitals and health systems across the country in a new nationwide public awareness campaign that encourages families to ask one question when their children visit […]

Peer-to-Peer Road Safety

By: Amy Watkins, MPH Watch for Me CT, a partnership between the Connecticut Department of Transportation’s Highway Safety Office and Connecticut Children’s Injury Prevention Center, is wrapping up an exciting youth-led bicycle and pedestrian safety program, held over the summer in Hartford. The program received a $25,000 grant […]

Pedestrian Safety Laws

Slow Down! New Laws Take Effect

By: Amy Watkins, MPH October is Pedestrian Safety Month. With the new laws taking effect this month, pedestrian and bicycle safety has been the talk of the town. And for good reason. In Connecticut, around 60 pedestrians are killed each year in crashes with vehicles. That’s more than […]