COVID-19 and Injury Prevention

COVID-19 has impacted the world far beyond the obvious physical implications of the disease and the connections between COVID-19 and injury are becoming increasingly clear. Social distancing precautions, new sources of stress, and disruptions to our daily routines can also take a toll on risk and protective factors related to injury and violence. Across the globe, we have seen an increase in injury and violence rates spanning from domestic violence to increases in traumatic brain injuries. During a time of social distancing, it is important to know the resources available in order to help prevent these injuries. Below are two webinars explaining the intersection between injury prevention and COVID-19 with relevant resources. You can find additional resources related to COVID-19 and the 5 different types of injury that our center focuses on at the bottom of the page.

COVID-19 News