National Infant Mortality Awareness Month
The Coalition has launched a media campaign urging residents to “Sound the Alarm” about infant mortality by encouraging women and men to make a noise with their voices and choices.
In Jacksonville, a movie theater ad featuring Jacksonville Jaguar Eugene Monroe, community posters and bus ads will help raise awareness about infant mortality and ways to prevent it. The awareness campaign is sponsored by the Chartrand Foundation and other donors as part of Healthy Start’s community education and advocacy initiative.
Other infant mortality month activities include:
On September 27, Go Beyond MCH is holding an Infant Mortality Twitter chat on from 4-5pm. Use #infantmortality on to join in the conversation: