Community Violence

Sep 29, 2022
Over 1,000 hospitals and health associations, including the AHA, have joined a national public awareness campaign launched by Northwell Health to encourage parents to ask family and friends if firearms are safely stored in their home.
Aug 19, 2022
Chethan Sathya, M.D., a pediatric trauma surgeon and director of Northwell Health's Center for Gun Violence Research, talks with Laura Castellanos, associate director of AHA’s Hospitals Against Violence initiative, about the cost of gun violence to hospitals and health systems as they treat a…
Aug 19, 2022
Each day, more than 300 Americans are shot, and, according to the CDC, more than 110 are killed by gunfire. T
Jul 28, 2022
Northwell Health’s Gun Violence Prevention Learning Collaborative for Hospitals and Health Systems July 27 hosted a session on the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act.
Jun 27, 2022
The Department of Homeland Security is advising law enforcement and others that domestic violent extremists are likely to exploit the recent Supreme Court decision on abortion to intensify violence against a wide range of targets, including both reproductive and family advocacy health care…
Jun 24, 2022
The House today voted to pass bipartisan legislation to help reduce gun violence in communities.
Jun 14, 2022
The AHA supports this bipartisan package to help reduce violence in our communities.
Jun 2, 2022
Rick Pollack, AHA’s president and CEO, issued a statement in response to the shooting that took place on the campus of Saint Francis Hospital in Tulsa, Okla.
May 25, 2022
Every day, hospitals and health systems across the country respond to the trauma caused by gun violence. Through the AHA’s Hospitals Against Violence initiative, we have partnered with the National Mass Violence Victimization Resource Center to provide resources and support surrounding incidents of…
May 20, 2022
AHA will make a donation to the fund.