The Delaware General Health District is dedicated to the prevention of accidental injury and death to individuals of all ages. As the lead agency of the SAFE Delaware County coalition, the Delaware General Health District partners with local law enforcement, hospital and health care providers, fire departments and emergency medical personnel, schools, businesses and community groups to provide educational programs and resources relating to injury prevention to keep our county a safe place to live.
Funding and support is provided by Safe Kids Worldwide and the Ohio Traffic Safety Office/ Safe Communities programs to facilitate the SAFE Delaware County coalition and to monitor, review and determine countermeasures to all fatalities due to traffic crashes on Delaware County roadways.
SAFE Delaware County coalition countermeasures include public awareness resources, tools and campaigns related to various safety issues including:
- Seat Belt Usage
- Child Passenger Safety (Car & Booster seats, Kids In & Around Cars))
- Impaired driving
- Distracted Driving
- Railroad Crossing Safety
- Pedestrian Safety
- Bicycle Safety
- Safe Routes To School
- Teen Driver Safety
- Safety Town
- Community Traffic Safety Advocacy