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FYC's Bold Beginning

Posted March 17, 2023 in Articles

Watch FYC's Bold Beginning: Healthy, Supported Families conversation here with our community partners and Governor DeWine's Office and the office of Medicaid. We spent time talking about the Governor’s proposed budget that would increase Medicaid... read more

First Year Cleveland takes community approach to narrow infant mortality gap

Posted October 10, 2021 in Articles

If there is a proverbial canary in the coal mine when it comes to black women’s wellness, it might be infant mortality. In Cuyahoga County, the board of health recorded its lowest infant mortality rate... read more

First Year Cleveland Announces New Community-Led Executive Committee

Posted July 15, 2021 in Press Releases

MEDIA CONTACTS: Katrice Cain, FYC Interim Executive 358-5017 Daniel Cohn, Mt. Sinai Health Care 548-7312 CLEVELAND, OH – First Year Cleveland (FYC), a public-private partnership aimed at reducing infant mortality and eliminating racial inequities in infant... read more

Cuyahoga County Infant Mortality Dropped To Lowest Rate In 30 Years In 2020

Posted June 23, 2021 in Articles

Preliminary data shows Cuyahoga County is seeing significant improvements in its infant mortality rate after decades of concerning numbers. The overall infant mortality rate dropped to 7.57 deaths per 1,000 live births in 2020 – the... read more

Baby On Board: Community Organizers Are Fighting Infant Mortality And Transportation Inequities

Posted February 25, 2021 in Articles

The Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority and the Cuyahoga County Board of Health have partnered to create a new program to fight infant mortality. Baby on Board will provide expectant mothers and their partners in three... read more

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