Posts Tagged ‘Unintentional injury’


BIKE SAFETY: Sitka Community Hospital health educator Patrick Williams shows students at Baranof Elementary School how to adjust a bike helmet during a May 22 presentation at the school. The Sitka Community Hospital Injury Prevention program teamed up with the Sitka School District’s Live-Well Program to distribute 150 bike helmets to local elementary school students in an effort to reduce head trauma rates in Sitka. Organizers said Sitka’s unintentional injury rate is one of the highest in the state, 20 points higher than the state average. (Daily Sitka Sentinel Photo by James Poulson)

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