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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

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

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