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Florida Injury and Violence Prevention Advisory Council (FIVPAC)
Contact the Violence and Injury Prevention Section
Violence and Injury Prevention Section
4052 Bald Cypress Way
Tallahassee, FL 32399
The Florida Injury and Violence Prevention Advisory Council (FIVPAC) was appointed to provide advice and expertise to the department in the development and implementation of the State Health Improvement Plan (SHIP) and the 2017-2020 Florida Injury and Violence Prevention State Plan.
In the Summer of 2017, the Department of Health transitioned the Injury Prevention Program to the Violence and Injury Prevention Program. The Florida Injury Prevention Advisory Council (FIPAC), which developed the below comprehensive injury prevention plans in partnership with the Injury Prevention Program, adapted a new name, the Florida Violence and Injury Prevention Advisory Council to support the Department’s transition.
2014-2016 Injury Prevention State Plan
2014-2016 Injury Prevention Operational Plan
The 2014-2016 Florida Injury Prevention State Plan and 2014-2016 Injury Prevention Operational Plan consists of three goals and two initiatives, each implemented by a goal team or initiative workgroup. These are:
Goal 1: Establish a collaborative effort to provide statewide direction and focus for fall-related injury prevention for Florida’s older adults.
Goal 2: Establish a collaborative effort to provide statewide direction and focus for child drowning prevention and water safety.
Goal 3: Establish a collaborative effort to support statewide direction and focus to prevent motor vehicle crash-related injuries from distracted driving.
Initiative 1: Establish a sustainable infrastructure that provides leadership, funding, data, communication, policy, and evaluation for injury prevention.
Initiative 2: Provide education and awareness based on emerging injury data trends through partnerships and collaboration.
The Core Violence and Injury Prevention Program Grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provides core capacity funding for state plan development and implementation through July 31, 2016. The Injury Prevention Section was one of 20 state health department injury prevention offices awarded the five-year Core Violence and Injury Prevention Program grant by the CDC. Implementation of the 2014-2016 Florida Injury Prevention State Plan will continue with this grant funding.