Central Oregon



If you are interested in prevention of injuries to children and youth and live in Crook, Deschutes or Jefferson Counties, you are welcome to join Safe Kids Central Oregon.  Contact Andrew or Eric for information.

2014 Activities Report



Andrew Traut  (541) 408-7269

Email: atraut@thecenteroregon.com

The Center

2200 NE Neff Road, Suite 200, Bend 97701


Eric Blankenship MPH, RN, CEN (541) 706-5845

Email: eeblankenship@stcharleshealthcare.org

St. Charles Medical Center

2500 NE Neff Road; Bend 97701


Co-Lead Agencies

The Center Foundation
St. Charles Medical Center


Key Partners

  • Bend Fire Department
  • Bend-LaPine School District
  • Bend Parks and Recreation
  • Bend Police Department
  • City of Bend
  • Commute Options
  • Healthy Beginnings
  • NeighborImpact
  • ODOT
  • Redmond Fire Department
  • Sisters School District
  • Trauma Nurses Talk Tough


Prevention Priorities

  • Road & Wheeled Sports Safety
  • Home Safety
  • Sports Safety