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Gun Violence

INTRODUCTION

Gun violence is a leading cause of premature death in Jefferson County. The Jefferson County Board of Health passed a Resolution declaring gun violence as a public health problem. The public health approach to gun violence prevention includes defining/monitoring the problem, identifying risk/protective factors, development/testing of prevention strategies, and assure widespread adoption.

LOCAL INITIATIVES

Violence Intervention & Prevention Partners (VIP2):  A hospital-linked violence intervention program expanding services to gun-injured persons released directly into the community following emergency care. Supported by local health data and the expert opinion of the Violence Community Roundtable.

Project ChildSafe:  A partnership with the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office to promote firearm safety by providing free gun locks and education to our community members, using Project ChildSafe's firearm safety program.

Birmingham and Jefferson County Justice and Governance Partnership:  A collaboration among government and community stakeholders, supported the Aspen Institute, to develop data-driven, community-informed social justice policies and practices.

For more information, please contact us at 205-930-1578.

Central Health Center
(Guy M. Tate)

1400 Sixth Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35233
Clinics
(205) 588-5234

Programs
(205) 933-9110
Eastern Health Center
601 West Blvd Roebuck
Birmingham, AL 35206
Programs and Clinics
(205) 588-5234
Western Health Center
631 Bessemer Super Hwy
Midfield, AL 35228
Programs and Clinics
(205) 588-5234
Hours of Operation:
All Centers are open 7:45am to 4:30pm. Phone lines for clinic appointments open at 7:00am Monday through Friday.
 

If this is a Medical Emergency call 911.
If you are a patient and need to reach your health care team after business hours for non-life threatening conditions, call (205) 588-5234. For Medical Emergencies dial 911.

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