Safe Kids West Oregon

A diverse coalition of partners making a difference in child safety in our communities.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OUR PRIORITIES

  • Safe child transportation in/on motorized vehicles with a focus on child passenger safety

  • Safe bicycling/sports participation with an emphasis on head injury reduction

  • Home hazard mitigation with an emphasis on fall prevention

COALITION OFFICERS

  • Co-Chairs: Kim Ruscher, MD and Angela Zallen, MD               

  • Secretary: April Burton, CNA2

  • Treasurer/Fundraising Champions: Lisa Quezada, DNP, and Abby Rogers

  • Lane County Representative: Margaret Mazzotta, Ph.D.

  • Bicycling/Pedestrian Safety Committee Chair: Laughton Elliott-DeAngelis

  • Vice Chair: Garret Zallen, MD (Emeritous)

 

SPONSORING ORGANIZATIONS

To donate, please CLICK HERE then under DESIGNATION choose “Injury Prevention and Safety Fund,” NOT the Children's Miracle Network. Your tax-deductible donation is greatly appreciated!

 

COALITION PARTNERS

  • American Red Cross of Lane County
  • Better Eugene-Springfield Transportation (BEST)
  • CAHOOTS
  • Child and Adolescent Network Crisis Response
  • City of Springfield Safety Town
  • Cornerstone Community Housing
  • Daisy Chain
  • Eugene Family YMCA
  • Eugene Pediatric Associates
  • Eugene Police Department
  • Eugene Springfield Public Safe Routes to Schools
  • Eugene Sunday Streets
  • Eugene-Springfield Fire Department
  • Greenhill Humane Society
  • Head Start of Lane County
  • Healthy Families of Lane County
  • Lane County Senior and Disability Services
  • Lane County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue
  • Lane Fire Authority
  • Trauma Nurses Talk Tough
  • LifeFlight Network
  • Kids SAFE- Foundation
  • McKenzie Pediatrics
  • Mid-Valley Ambulance
  • Oregon Impact
  • Oregon Parks and Rec ATV Advisory Committee
  • Oregon Poison Control
  • Parenting Now!
  • PeaceHealth Medical Group Pediatrics Clinics
  • PeaceHealth SHMC Stroke Center
  • PeaceHealth SHMC NICU
  • PeaceHealth SHMC Pediatrics
  • PeaceHealth RiverBend Trauma Services
  • REACH Air Medical
  • WellMama, Inc.
  • Western Lane Ambulance District EMS
  • Vision Zero Workgroup
  • Willamalane Park and Recreation District

COORDINATOR AND TO GET INVOLVED

Jim Cole, LP, MAHE, NRP, FP-C, CEMSO, CPST

Jcole3@peacehealth.org

(541) 222-1787 ofc

(541) 431-8319 eFax