AHA’s Combating Violence in Our Communities and Our Hospitals

Our communities must work together to combat all forms of violence, now viewed as one of the major public health and safety issues throughout the country. Community action programs such as those being undertaken by our nation’s hospitals and health systems (alone and with others) are needed now more than ever to help address violence and the toll it takes on our communities and hospital colleagues.

Explore  AHA's Cost of Community Violence to Hospitals and Health Systems in this July 2017 Report   for information on national, state and local efforts to help end violence in our communities, and to help hospitals.