September 19, 2014

Free Public Forum on Infant Mortality

A free public forum on what is being done to reduce infant mortality in Montgomery County will be held on Monday, September 22 at the Silver Spring Civic Building, One Veterans Place, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. The event is sponsored by the African American Health Program (AAHP), part of the County’s Department of Health and Human Services; Holy Cross Hospital and the AAHP’s Infant Mortality Collaborative.

The event will feature a panel discussion on preconception health, pregnancy support, breastfeeding and infant safety. "When the Bough Breaks," a film exploring the link between racism and poor health outcomes, will be shown, and information on County resources will be shared with attendees.

For more information, contact Pat Keating at 301-754-163 or email