New York Injury Info

Close to 7,000 New Yorkers die every year because of an injury. Injuries from an accident become predictable in certain circumstances with inevitable risk factors. The NYS Department of Health track the where, who, and how injuries occur throughout New York State.  Below you will find useful information and injury prevention programs.

Injury Prevention for All New Yorkers

Injuries are the leading cause of death for New Yorkers aged one through 44 years and a leading cause of death for all other New Yorkers. Through surveillance and programs such as traffic safety, fall prevention, fire prevention, and traumatic brain injury prevention, the department works to reduce the burden of injuries in NYS.

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