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Network Helps Attain First Kentucky Safe Community

Madison County Safety Coalition (MCSC), Kentucky

"Being designated as a Safe Community has elevated our credibility with the community and our partners. Since our designation, the opportunity to reach new community partners about injury prevention has increased significantly."
- Lloyd Jordison, Madison County Safety Coalition Coordinator

Network Helps Attain First Kentucky Safe Community [PDF 1.33 MB]

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Core Violence and Injury Prevention Program (Core VIPP)
Injury is a leading killer in all 50 states. However, due to variations in geography, weather conditions, and population groups, injury problems often vary between states.  Through the Core Violence and Injury Prevention Program (Core VIPP), CDC supports grantee partners to build capacity related to the prevention and control of injuries and to develop or strengthen their injury surveillance programs, particularly those with a focus on traumatic brain injury (TBI).

National Violent Death Reporting System (NVDRS)
NVDRS is a state-based surveillance system that links data from law enforcement, coroners and medical examiners, vital statistics, and crime laboratories to assist each participating state in designing and implementing tailored prevention and intervention efforts. NVDRS provides data on violence trends at national and regional levels; each state can access all of these important data elements from one central database.

Rape Prevention and Education (RPE) Program
Sexual violence, including rape, is preventable. Recognizing this, Congress passed the Violence Against Women Act in 1994. This landmark legislation established the Rape Prevention and Education (RPE) program at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The goal of the RPE program is to strengthen sexual violence prevention efforts. It operates in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and six U.S. territories.

Residential Fire-related Injury Prevention
CDC’s Injury Center funds 16 states to deliver a Smoke Alarm Installation and Fire Safety Education (SAIFE) program. For each year of funding, state health departments solicit participation from at least two eligible communities.

Extramural Research Awards

  • Currently funded awards in Texas:
Begin Period of Performance* End Period of Performance* Topic Funding Type Project Title
2009/09/01 2014/08/31 Violence Prevention - Sexual Violence Cooperative Agreement Green Dot across the Bluegrass: Evaluation of a primary prevention intervention

 

Note: This listing is not inclusive of all programs, activities, and research funded by CDC's National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC).

 

 
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