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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 Directorkatrice.d.cain@case.edu(216) 358-5017 Daniel Cohn, Mt. Sinai Health Care Foundationdaniel.cohn@mtsinaifoundation.org(216) 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

New, expectant mothers to get free RTA passes under program aimed at reducing infant mortality

Posted January 19, 2021 in Articles

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority trustees on Tuesday agreed to participate in a pilot program with the Cuyahoga County Board of Health that is aimed at reducing infant mortality rates by providing... read more

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