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    • 19 NOV 18
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    Food Safety During the Holidays

    As the holidays approach, it is best to revisit our food safety tips so that no one goes home with more than a full belly! For information on how to properly shop, cook, prepare, and store our holiday goodies, visit here.

    • 23 OCT 18
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    October 22 – 26 is National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week

    The St. Joseph County Department of Health is ramping up education, outreach, and testing efforts during 2018’s National Lead Poisoning Prevention week. The Department will be hosting numerous testing events at different locations throughout the County. All children completing a test will receive coupons to Strikes and Spares and Chick-fil-A. See our events here. About

    • 06 JUN 18
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    SJC FIMR Program Begins One Key Question Initiative

    This coming summer, the Fetal Infant Mortality Review Program will begin implementation of the One Key Question initiative to address issues around unintended pregnancies and inter-conception length to have healthier moms and babies. We will be hosting a training webinar on these efforts. For more information, please click here.

    • 06 JUN 18
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    SJC Health Department Releases Fetal Infant Mortality Review Program Annual Report

    Infant mortality is an indicator of the overall health of a community. When infant mortality is high, you can also expect to see a higher rate of overall poor health outcomes across the population for things like cardiovascular disease and cancer, this is the case in Indiana. For FIMR, data is collected from medical records

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