East Central Health of Georgia

East Central Health District

Injury Control


Injury Control Program Manager
Nate Moorman




The Injury Prevention Program is housed within the Georgia Department of Public Health/Division of Emergency Preparedness and Response, along with the EMS and Trauma programs. The main functions of the Injury Program include:


  • The provision of technical assistance in program evaluation and

coalition building to local community groups

  • The provision of injury data to community groups and the public at large
  • The distribution of safety equipment such as child safety seats, bike

helmets, smoke detectors and the dissemination of knowledge on

proper use of safety equipment, and

  • The provision of general support to local coalition in helping promote safe and injury free life styles and behaviors.

Contact information:

Office: (404) 657-2921 |

e-mail: Injury Prevention


These injury prevention activities are primarily grant-driven

with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC),

the state’s Governor’s Office of Highway Safety (GOHS), and

the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration being the

major funders.

Community Partners