Trauma Center

Injury Prevention

Types of Injuries

The Aspirus Trauma Center treats injured patients with the best possible care available. Patients come from 18 counties in Central & Northern Wisconsin and upper Michigan. Falls, motor vehicle, snow sports, motorcycle, and recreational accidents account for most of the injuries that we treat in the Trauma Center.

Mechanism of Injury for Trauma Cases - 2012

Falls  38%
Motor Vehicle Crashes  29%
Snow Sports  9%
Motorcycle  5%
Bicycle  3%
All-Terrain Vehicles  3%
Assault  2%
Other  11%

Because many injuries are preventable, the Aspirus Trauma Center participates in many injury prevention programs.

Safe Kids Wausau Area

Aspirus Wausau Hospital is the proud leader of the Safe Kids Wausau Area Coalition, which seeks to improve childhood safety through many initiatives such as; car seat, bicycle, home, pedestrian, water and fire safety.

To help reduce the impact of injuries, SafeKids Wausau Area provides the following programs:

Calendar of Events

Check out some upcoming events of the Safe Kids Wausau Area Coalition.

Go to events calendar >


If you are interested in a safety presentation, please contact the Injury Prevention Coordinator at 715-847-2864

 

Video: Car Seat Safety

To see more videos from Aspirus, visit our YouTube Channel or our HealthBeat 7 section.