ThinkFirst Injury Prevention - Genesis HealthCare System - Zanesville, Ohio

Trauma Center

  • Injury Prevention

ThinkFirst Injury Prevention Program

Keep yourself and your family safe on the road, at home and at play with guidance from Genesis HealthCare System’s ThinkFirst Injury Prevention Program. You or your children may see Genesis trauma team members at a school or community educational event that aims to reduce your risk of brain and spinal cord injuries. You’ll also want to explore the following resources to help your loved ones stay healthy and well.

Motor Vehicle Safety

Vehicle crashes are the second-leading cause of traumatic injuries treated at Genesis Hospital. Find out how your family can drive and ride more safely.

Child Passengers

Protect your children by following:

You may qualify for free safety seats or booster seats available through Ohio Buckles Buckeyes or the Zanesville-Muskingum County Health Department [PDF].

Teen & Adult Drivers

You and your adolescent driver may benefit from:

Fall Prevention & In-Home Assessments

By reducing your risk of a fall, you lower the likelihood of an injury that requires in-hospital treatment. Falls are the leading cause of injury-related emergency department visits, hospitalizations and deaths for Ohioans 65 and older. Visit STEADY U Ohio to discover simple ways you can help prevent falls at home, in the workplace and in your community. Then, call 740-455-7659 to request a free in-home fall risk assessment. You’ll qualify for a free nightlight or, if someone in your home is at least 65, a free grab-bar installation.

Recreational Safety

Explore strategies for avoiding injuries during outdoor recreation, including biking, driving all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), swimming, boating and playing on playgrounds. Then, learn how to minimize damage from traumatic brain injuries through Genesis’ concussion management program.

Think First

Learn more about how Genesis’ ThinkFirst Injury Prevention Program can benefit your family. Call 740-455-7670 or email injuryprevention@genesishcs.org.

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