Friday, June 5: The Mayor has extended a mandatory citywide curfew. Effective at 8:00 p.m. through tomorrow at 6 a.m. Only people with essential duties will be permitted outdoors.
In effect: 8:00 p.m. on Friday, June 5 to 6:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 6
In effect: 1:00 p.m. on Monday, June 01 until further notice

Injury Prevention Program

Working to reduce gun violence, promote safety, and address the factors that contribute to violence and injuries.

About

Get Healthy Philly’s Injury Prevention Program works to create a safe environment for all Philadelphia residents. Our program currently focuses on reducing and preventing gun violence.  Future efforts will expand to address motor vehicle collisions and pedestrian injuries, and alcohol-related injuries and deaths. We work to:

  • Support an evidence-based approach to violence reduction.
  • Promote the safe storage of firearms, especially around children and youth.
  • Promote opportunities for youth that minimize exposure to violence and promote safety.
  • Partner with community leaders, law enforcement, and academic institutions to study what works in reducing gun violence.
  • Monitor and study injuries throughout the city to modify prevention efforts with real-time information.
  • Monitor and study the factors that contribute to violence and injury.

We also work closely with the Mayor’s Office to implement the recommendations of The Philadelphia Roadmap for Safer Communities, a five-year plan to fight gun violence in Philadelphia.

Many other organizations work to understand and prevent gun violence.  Among them, we particularly benefit from the experience and expertise of:

 

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Address
1101 Market St.
9th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Email gethealthyphilly@phila.gov
Fax: (215) 685-5666
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