Promote child bicycle helmet use via health education, media campaigns, or provision of free or low-cost helmets
Policies & Programs
Policies and programs that can improve health
filtered by "Community Safety" and "Ensure sports & recreation safety"
Use helmets to absorb, dissipate, and reduce impact forces to an athlete’s head and brain during collisions or falls
Adopt regulations that address the safety of playground environment, equipment, and materials, as well as adult supervision
Educate youth and college athletes, coaches, and parents about the severity of concussions in sports, proper prevention, detection, reporting, and treatment
Require fences around swimming pools
Restrict full contact between youth football players via limits to the number of contact practices, head hits per player, delay to tackling until a certain age, etc.