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Keeping Children Safe
Working together to keep children safe

Oregon Public Health Efforts

Our goals are to:

  • Reduce unintentional, preventable injury and death in Oregon children
  • Review child fatality cases where child abuse or suicide is suspected
  • Identify trends, make recommendations and take action on statewide issues

Oregon's Child Fatality Review

Oregon's Child Fatality Review process focuses on the subset of child deaths that are "unexpected," including unintentional injuries, intentional injuries (homicide and suicide), SIDS and unexpected deaths due to natural cause.

Child Fatality Review Protocols

Safe Kids Oregon

Safe Kids Oregon unites organizations including emergency and interested citizens who work together to reduce unintentional preventable injury and death in Oregon's children ages 0-19.

For more information, visit the Safe Kids Oregon website.

Child Abuse and Neglect

Information on reporting suspected child abuse, understanding child maltreatment and how to prevent Shaken Baby Syndrome