WBNS: CelebrateOne’s mission to stop trend of infant mortality

January 18, 2017

WBNS: CelebrateOne’s mission to stop trend of infant mortality

Tracy Townsend

October 3, 2016

The statistics are not good: every week two to three babies in Franklin County die before the age of one.

CelebrateOne’s mission is to reverse that trend and help babies live through their first year of life. The organization recently scored a federal grant to put more help in Columbus communities– linking new moms with familiar faces–and critical connections to keep their babies alive.

These “faces” are part of what’s called the CelebrateOne Community Connector Corp. They are community health workers who will work on the front lines in eight Columbus neighborhoods with one mission.

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