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Baker County Infant Mortality Task Force and Substance-exposed Newborn Workgroup Meeting
January 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Human Services Program Specialist Stephanie Bechtel with the Florida Department of Health Baker County Healthy Start program hosts an Infant Mortality Task Force and Substance-exposed Newborn Prevention meeting for the Baker community to discuss what can be done to get more babies to their first birthday and action steps that can be taken to defeat infant mortality. In this meeting, members also discuss the prevention of substance-exposed newborns suffering from opioid withdrawal as that has an impact on infant mortality rates across the nation.
The meeting will be held at FDOH Baker County in the conference room at 480 West Lowder St. Macclenny, Florida 32063. The meeting will also be directly after the Healthy Baker meeting that starts at 11:45 AM. Lunch is served at the Healthy Baker meeting and everyone is invited to attend both.