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
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
Posted December 31, 2020 in Articles
CLEVELAND -- Five years ago, a group of community leaders came together to proclaim that our level of infant mortality was unacceptable and that urgent action was needed.
The goal of First Year Cleveland was to... read more
Posted December 17, 2020 in Articles
CLEVELAND, Ohio-- Black infants in Ohio are 2.8 times more likely to die before their first birthday than white infants, according to the Ohio Department of Health’s 2019 Infant Mortality Report.
Ohio had 356 Black infant... read more
Posted November 24, 2020 in Articles
PREGNANCY WAS ROCKY for Cheryl and Sean Martin from their first, in 1996. Cheryl, 27, couldn’t keep food down. She was transported to the hospital on several occasions for vaginal bleeding. When she told her... read more