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King County Emergency Medical Services developed a community resource program to assist seniors to help them stay healthy, independent and safe in their homes called One Step Ahead Fall Prevention Program.

The best way to reduce falls is to be physically active. When seniors choose activity programs that build strength, balance and flexibility, they significantly reduce their chances of experiencing a fall. More about the Shape Up! program.

Hands-Only CPR education aims to increase the incidence of bystander-initiated CPR and improve the chance of survival from cardiac arrest for everyone in King County.


The Public Health approach to Juvenile Justice

Working toward achieving better outcomes for children, youth, families, and communities.