/ Injury Prevention Program
Protecting your children is your top priority. It’s ours, too. Together with your family, school and community, Corewell Health Helen DeVos Children's Hospital (part of Corewell Health Grand Rapids Hospitals)'s Injury Prevention Program helps save lives. Through this initiative and our community leadership with Safe Kids Greater Grand Rapids, our team educates health care professionals, community groups and children. That’s because we know safe kids are happy kids.
Watch our videos to learn how to:
If your kids love sports on wheels, explore even more tips for bicycle, in-line skating and skateboarding safety.
We partner with the Grand Rapids Griffins to participate in Lids at the Library, part of the Put A Lid On It campaign. Learn more at griffinshockey.com.
We offer a number of car seat safety check events throughout the year. All car seat inspections are free and a limited number of low-cost replacement car seats are available at all locations, for those who qualify. Children who need a replacement seat must be present with a parent or legal guardian.
Watch a demonstration of how to install a car seat and harness your children to keep them safe in case of a crash.
If your child was provided an EZ On harness for special transportation needs, utilize the info below for proper use and installation.
Call: 8-555-OK2SAY (855) 565-2729
Text: 652729 (OK2SAY)
Sports are good for staying healthy and making friends, but kids need adults’ guidance to enjoy them safely. If you’re a parent or coach, you can reduce the risk of injury by:
Help kids have fun safely at the pool, at the beach, and even in the bathtub by: