Childhood Illness and Injury Prevention Program


Description

​​The goal of the Childhood Illness and Injury Prevention Program (ChIIPP) is to reduce the number of preventable injuries, diseases, and poisonings among children under 14 years old through:

  • Education
  • Promotion of health and safety practices

Services Provided
  • Public awareness campaigns
  • Educational materials and resources on child health and safety
  • Car seat safety inspection referrals
  • Child passenger safety violator program 

Program Staff
The program consists of a Program Coordinator and Health Education Assistant.  Staff participate in various meetings, including:
  • The Greater Sacramento Safe Kids Coalition

To Qualify

​This program serves the following:
  • Parents to children 0-14 years old
  • Foster care parents
  • Head Start Program and preschool staff
  • Health care providers
  • Emergency response providers
  • Family Services and social workers
  • Childcare providers
  • Home visitors who work with families of young children
  • Public Health Nurses who work with families of young children

Cost

​Not Applicable

Contact Information

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(916) 875-5869
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Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm