The Injury Prevention and Control Program's epidemiologists, in conjunction with the Department's Injury Surveillance Program, participate in the ongoing collection, analysis, interpretation, and dissemination of data on injuries in Massachusetts. As part of this work, epidemiologists also work to evaluate, improve and expand the existing MA injury data infrastructure. The data generated are used to inform the development and evaluation of injury prevention programs and policies, and for materials and reports, which are disseminated to injury prevention practitioners and the general public. Some Massachusetts data sources used by the MDPH for these purposes include:

For more information or to request data, please contact the Injury Prevention and Control Program at 617-624-5466.

Extensive injury data is also available through the Injury Surveillance Program and on MassCHIP.

To request injury prevention materials, visit the MA Health Promotion Clearinghouse.

This information is provided by the Injury Prevention and Control Program within the Department of Public Health.