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Public Health - Seattle & King County

Violence and Injury Prevention

Violence and Injury Prevention

Current interest
Report: The Impact of Firearms on King County’s Children: 1999 – 2012 (Released Nov. 25, 2013)
The mass shooting of children at Newtown, CT struck a chord here in King County. Shortly after, King County Executve Dow Constantine issued an Executive Order directing Public Health – Seattle & King County to develop innovative, data-driven local strategies to prevent gun violence in King County.
Gun Violence in King County
More than 31,000 people in the U.S. are killed by gun violence each year. In King County, the death toll from guns is more than 125 people a year. More people in King County die from gun violence than motor vehicle crashes.
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About us
Public Health – Seattle & King County's Violence and Injury Prevention Unit plans, implements, and evaluates selected approaches to reduce injury-related death and serious injuries to ultimately improve the health of communities in Seattle and King County.

401 5th Ave, Suite 900
Seattle, WA 98104

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