A report looking at a rate of infant mortality in Allen County that’s higher than state and national averages was released during a Feb. 27 news conference hosted by Healthier Moms and Babies. Collection and analysis of the data was supported by Purdue Fort Wayne’s Community Research Institute.
CRI Director Rachel Blakeman contributed to the discussion and served as a source for multiple news outlets.
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Healthier Moms and Babies releases infant mortality report | The Journal Gazette (subscription required)
Local nonprofit targets infant mortality as Statehouse dithers | The Journal Gazette editorial board (subscription required)