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Injury Prevention

Pediatric Trauma Injury Prevention Programs

Safe and Sound Program

A part of Pediatric Trauma Services, our Safe and Sound Injury Prevention Program continues the vital mission on which Children's Hospital was founded in 1929 -- to improve the lives of children in our region. Utilizing local and regional injury observation and data analysis, Safe and Sound provides community outreach and education to promote safety and reduce unintentional injuries in children.

Safe Kids Southeast Tennessee

Children’s Hospital at Erlanger is also the lead organization for Safe Kids Southeast Tennessee. Preventable injuries are the leading cause of death and disability for children in the U.S. The Safe Kids Southeast TN coalition brings together health and safety experts, local organizations, government agencies, and volunteers to educate parents and children in Southeast Tennessee. Safe Kids Southeast TN meetings are held on the last Tuesday of every month. If interested in joining Safe Kids Southeast TN, please call 423-778-6691 to learn more.

Upcoming Events

Safe Kids at the Zoo

Saturday, June 22

10 AM - 2 PM
Free with Zoo Admission

Kids will learn how to stay safe on the road, at home and at play with a full day of family activities!

Purchase Zoo tickets online and receive a $2 discount 

Injury Prevention Tips

Child Car Seat Safety Tips

Firearm Safety Tips

Bike Safety Tips

Playground Safety Tips

Furniture and Television Tip-Over Prevention Tips

Trampoline Safety Tips

To learn more safety tips, visit

Safety Flyers

Download these free flyers with great information to help keep your family safe from injuries.

pdf imageChild Car Seat Safety

pdf imageFall Safety

pdf imageToy Safety

pdf imageHoliday Cooking Safety

pdf imageSleep Safety

pdf imageHalloween Safety

pdf imageButton Battery Safety

pdf imageBack-to-School Safety

pdf imageFirearm Safety