Childhood Illness & Injury Prevention Program (CHIIPP)


Description

The goal of this program is to reduce the number of preventable injuries, diseases and poisonings among children under 14 years of age through:
 
  • Education
  • Promotion of health and safety practices
Sacramento County offers the following services
 
  • Public awareness campaigns
  • Staff In-services and training
  • Educational materials and resources on child health and safety
  • 1 hour parent education workshops
  • Car seat safety inspections
  • 1 hour low-cost car seat safety appointments for parents
Program Staff
Sacramento County has a Program Coordinator and Health Education Assistant implementing this program. 
 
The staff participate in various meetings, including:
 
  • The Greater Sacramento Safe Kids Coalition
  • Perinatal Child Health Advisory Committee
  • Safe Beginnings
  • Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Alliance

To Qualify

​This program serves the following:
 
  • Parents to children ages 0-14
  • Foster care parents
  • Head Start/Preschool staff
  • Health Care Providers
  • Emergency Response Providers
  • Family Services/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

 
 
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