MATERNAL CHILD HEALTH
An organized community effort to eliminate health disparities, improve birth outcomes and improve the health status of women, infants and children in Erie County.
To have a community free of infant mortality.
Decrease infant mortality by improving the accessibility and quality of health services for mothers and infants in Erie County.
Recruitment, engagement, and retention of members
Cribs for Kids:
Project Lead: Amber Butts, AButts@echdohio.org
Assess the local referral process for Cribs for Kids and Safe Sleep and identify gaps, barriers, and possible solutions
For more information on acquiring a free crib in Erie County, please contact our community health worker, Amber at (419) 626-5623 extension 5113
Project Lead: Alexis Dedek, ADedek@echdohio.org
Develop an outreach plan and conduct a preconception health assessment among women ages 18-44 within Erie County
Project Lead: Lexi Wobser, AWobser@echdohio.org
Gather a list of peer support systems, trainings, and behavioral health providers who treat pregnant women in Erie County
Select screening tool for Opioid Use Disorder in pregnant women and develop plan of action for implementation at an identified agency