Author: James Lee

Think Babies Campaign

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(The information in this post is duplicated from an original ZERO TO THREE e-newsletter received 3/5/18.) THE FUTURE BEGINS WITH BABIES ZERO TO THREE’s Think Babies™ campaign is working to make the potential of every baby a national priority. You’ve helped them

Cultural Sensitivity for Better Breastfeeding Outcomes

(This post duplicated from an original NICHQ e-news letter received 2/20/18.) Cultural Sensitivity for Better Breastfeeding Outcomes A mother’s decision to breastfeed or not almost always comes from a place of concern. Cultivating better breastfeeding habits means respecting cultural beliefs

Opportunities to Improve Health Equity for Mothers, Babies and Children

(This post duplicated from an original NICHQ e-news letter received 2/20/18.) Improve Health Equity for Mothers, Babies and Children The schools we attend, the conditions in which we work, our culture and religion, and the relationships we experience: these are

Resources for Coping with Tragedy and Disasters

Resources for Coping with Tragedy and Disasters – Information from the Florida State University Center for Prevention & Early Intervention Policy Help your child feel safe: One of the most important things parents or caregivers can do is to help

Emergency Preparedness Manual for Natural and Man-Made Disasters

Head Start Emergency Preparedness Manual: 2015 Edition The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Administration for Children and Families Office of Head Start has an Emergency Preparedness Manual filled with tip sheets and sample letters to help you respond

Florida Department of Health in Volusia County Newsletter

The Florida Department of Health in Volusia County is pleased to provide a copy of their latest newsletter – the Fall 2017 EPI-LOG. This issue includes: Hepatitis A Food safety Disease activity Influenza update Florida Department of Health in Volusia

Closing the Breastfeeding Disparity Gap: Methods for Improvement from NICHQ

(This post duplicated from the NICHQ website accessed 1/16/18.) Hispanic women face a unique set of challenges when it comes to breastfeeding, including overcoming longstanding cultural beliefs, such as views on healthy baby weight, and dealing with language barriers. When

Prepare for Disasters Using These Quick Links

With recent hurricanes devastating the south and ongoing wildfires in the west, preparing for the unexpected can make the difference between just surviving or thriving in the face of disaster. Resources for health professionals and families: CDC (Center for Disease

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Assistance Information

EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE If you need emergency help call 9-1-1. HELP FOR SENIORS If you know of a senior who needs assistance call 9-1-1 and contact the Florida Department of Elder Affairs hotline at 1-800-96-ELDER (1-800-963-5337). To report elder abuse, call

Paid Family Leave

(The information in this post is duplicated from an original AMCHP email received 6/13/17.) Paid Family Leave The Urban Institute published a brief that illustrates the patchwork of public and private policies that do not meet the needs of working mothers. The