Recent steps by the state of Ohio to end infant mortality by Senator Shannon Jones

In 2012, 1,045 Ohioans died unexpectedly before celebrating their first birthdays. That’s 1,045 children who will not have a first day of school, who will not learn to ride a bike, and who will not go to their high school prom. The number 1,045 runs through my head on a daily basis, acting as […]

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Infant Mortality is a priority for the State of Ohio by Senator Shannon Jones

In 2011, 1,088 babies died in Ohio before celebrating their first birthday. Ohio ranks 48th in the country and 49th in infant mortality among African Americans. These rankings are not only disturbing, they are unacceptable.

From August through October of 2013, I took the Senate Medicaid, Health and Human Services Committee on a statewide tour […]

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