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Cleveland Home Visit, Doula Programs Switch to Remote Care Due to COVID-19

Posted April 28, 2020 in Articles

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Programs aimed at lowering infant mortality rates often rely on home visits and support personnel who form relationships with pregnant women. Research shows this kind of program has been successful for reducing... read more

Racial Disparities In COVID-19 & Helping Older Adults

Posted April 20, 2020 in Articles

CLEVELAND, Ohio – The coronavirus outbreak is taking a disproportionate toll on minority populations across the country...with more than 30 percent of COVID-19 deaths being African American, despite making up only 13 percent of the... read more

Racism a public health crisis? Cleve. City Council weighs declaration to tackle impacts to society

Posted March 03, 2020 in Articles

CLEVELAND, Ohio - City Council introduced a resolution Monday declaring racism in Cleveland and the societal problems it creates to be a public health crisis that requires formal government attention. If approved by council, the legislation... read more

Uncovering Underlying Factors of Infant Mortality

Posted February 28, 2020 in Articles

CLEVELAND, Ohio – In 2015 infant mortality was at an all-time high in Cuyahoga County, where 156 babies born in Cuyahoga county died before their first birthday. One hundred four of them were African American. “We... read more

Ohio Infant Mortality Continues to Decline, Gains by Race Remain Uneven

Posted February 26, 2020 in Articles

Ohio’s infant mortality rate continued its slow but steady decline in 2018, driven largely by falling death rates for white babies. The rate of infant death in Ohio’s black community, however, remains stubbornly high. In Ohio,... read more

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