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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

New reports show black infants continue to die at a higher rate compared to other races

Posted February 26, 2020 in Articles

CLEVELAND — Ohio’s infant mortality rate is steadily declining, but the numbers are barely budging for black infants. According to state and local officials, the numbers are still three times higher than the rate for... read more

Cuyahoga County Infant Mortality Rate Drops, But Racial Disparities Persist

Posted December 26, 2019 in Articles

Preliminary data show the infant mortality rate has dropped for every demographic in Cuyahoga County in 2019 except white babies, for which it increased slightly. The overall rate in 2019 (not counting December) was 7.75... read more

Cuyahoga County Infant Mortality Rate Steadily Decreasing; Prematurity Continues to Drive Results

Posted November 29, 2019 in Articles

Cuyahoga County Infant Mortality Rate Steadily Decreasing;Prematurity Continues to Drive Results March of Dimes Report Card Shows More Work Needs to Be Done to Reduce Premature Births Since the public-private collaborative First Year Cleveland (FYC) was... read more

First Year Cleveland Awarded $4.8 Million to Combat Infant Mortality throughout Cuyahoga County

Posted November 27, 2019 in Press Releases

Ohio Department of Medicaid Funding Supports Proven Strategic Programs Cleveland, Ohio: First Year Cleveland (FYC), a public-private collaborative created to reduce infant deaths in Cleveland and Cuyahoga County, particularly among African American babies, has been... read more

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