Nearly 300 Vermonters lose their lives to injuries each year, and thousands more suffer serious, sometimes permanent, disabilities as a result of their injuries. Injury, not disease, is the leading killer of our children, adolescents, and young adults. Both intentional and unintentional injuries rank among the top 10 leading causes of death for every age group.
The Vermont Injury Prevention Advisory Committee was formed in 2000 to help guide the Health Department in forming an action plan - the Vermont Injury Prevention Plan is the result of this effort.
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