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Archived Press Releases

2012

October - The North Carolina Healthy Start Foundation distributing free Onesies and Educational Materials to Fifty-Three Hospitals in honor of SIDS Awareness Month

October - NC Healthy Start Foundation announces Third Round of Infant Safe Sleep Hospital Model of Excellence Awards

July - North Carolina Healthy Start Foundation partners with Factors of Seven, Inc. for Statewide Community health initiative

June - Young Moms Connect Website wins National APEX award

June - Local Group Creates online Video - Rockingham County

June - Local Group Creates Online Video - Onslow County

June - North Carolina Healthy Start Foundation Partners with Cumberland County Department of Public Health for Statewide Community Health Initiative

June - North Carolina Healthy Start Foundation Partners with Sickle Cell Disease Association of America for Statewide Community Health Initiative

May - North Carolina Healthy Start Foundation Partners with the Scotland County Adolescent Wellness Council for Statewide Community Health Initiative

May - North Carolina Healthy Start Foundation Celebrates National Women's Health Week! Ladies, "It's Your Time!"

April - New Director joins the North Carolina Healthy Start Foundation's Board

April - New electronic resource for young women in North Carolina

April - North Carolina Healthy Start Foundation Partners with Welcome Baby of Durham County for Statewide Community Health Initiative

March - North Carolina Healthy Start Foundation Partners with Dora Reed and Legal Aid of North Carolina for Statewide Community Health Initiative

February - N.C. Public Health to Receive National Award at Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Event February 2

2011

May - North Carolina Healthy Start Foundation to host statewide roundtable discussions on women's health issues

December - North Carolina Healthy Start Foundation welcome new infant sage sleep coordinator

December - North Carolina Healthy Start Foundation announces first infant safe sleep hospital model of excellence awards

December - Carmen Leticia Frazier joins the North Carolina Healthy Start Foundation

2010

October - Promoting Infant Safe Sleep Practices during SIDS Awareness Month

August - North Carolina Healthy Start Foundation Receives 3 Awards

August - Mobile Service Provides Health Tips to Pregnant Women and New Moms

July - Making a Commitment to Reduce Infant Death and Illness in North Carolina

June - National HIV Testing Day – June 27th

May - Breastfeeding awareness campaign launches in eastern North Carolina

May - NC Healthy Start Foundation launches new initiative to improve the health of women and young children across North Carolina

2009

October 2009 - Promoting Infant Safe Sleep Practices during SIDS Awareness Month

July 2009 - The North Carolina Healthy Start Foundation debuts interactive guide for pregnant women

July 2009 - North Carolina Healthy Start Foundation Receives 8 Awards

July 2009 - New initiative to decrease N.C.'s unplanned pregnancy rate and improve infant health

March, 2009 - North Carolina Healthy Start Foundation Awards 47 Community Grants

February, 2009 - Two New Members Join North Carolina Healthy Start Foundation Board

February, 2009 - North Carolina Healthy Start Foundation Awards 25 Community Grants

January, 2009 - North Carolina Healthy Start Foundation Awards 10 Community Grants

2008

December 15, 2008 – North Carolina Healthy Start Foundation Welcomes New Members to its Staff

November 24, 2008 -- New Director Joins North Carolina Healthy Start Foundation Board

November 24, 2008 -- More Than 2,000 "Safe Sleep" Onesies Distributed During SIDS Awareness Month

October 3, 2006 -- N.C. Healthy Start Foundation Hosts Regional Trainings to Launch Community Grants Program and New Resources for Local Agencies

August 6, 2008 -- N.C. Healthy Start Foundation launches Spanish website

August 6, 2008 -- Fundación Healthy Start de Carolina del Norte crea nueva página de Internet en español

May 27, 2008 -- North Carolina health professionals trained in infant safe sleep

March 31, 2008 -- Income guidelines for North Carolina's child health insurance programs to increase on April 1st

2007

November 26, 2007 -- Latino Health Educator joins N.C. Healthy Start Foundation

November 14, 2007 -- N.C. Healthy Start Foundation announces new First Step Campaign Coordinator

November 7, 2007 -- African American Nurses raise SIDS awareness

November 7, 2007 -- Public Health Leader joins N.C. Healthy Start Foundation

November 7, 2007 -- Web Site Administrator honored for efforts to improve Health of N.C. Mothers and Babies

October 3, 2007 -- Hospitals raise SIDS awareness in October

September 10, 2007 -- Lexington Memorial to give safe sleep Oonesies to all babies born in hospital in october

Opens in new window 2001-2005 SIDS Rates by County (PDF)

September 10, 2007 -- Lexington Memorial Hospital to raise sudden infant death syndrome awareness (SIDS)

September 4, 2007 -- Latino Women at higher risk for birth defects and violence: new Spanish-language magazine aims to change trend (en español)

August 2, 2007 -- New magazines promote women's health before pregnancy

June 22, 2007 -- Gaston health professionals trained in Baby Safe Sleep

June 11, 2007 -- N.C. Back to Sleep campaign nationally recognized for SIDS education in African American community

May 7, 2007 -- Sleep Well gift basket press release
(en español)
Opens in new window (WFMY News 2 video)

April 1, 2007 -- New income guidelines for NC's child health insurance programs

March 23, 2007 -- N.C. Healthy Start Foundation welcomes new Board Members

March 22, 2007 -- New partnership strives to insure more children in North Carolina

March 21 -- Coastal health Professionals become Next Step for Mom advisors

March 14, 2007 -- Women take the pledge to become healthy

March 6, 2007 -- N.C. Healthy Start Foundation offers free baby safe sleep tool

February 6, 2007 -- NC newsletter hopes cultural understanding of Latinas will improve health outcomes (en español)

January 30,2007 -- N.C. hospitals collaborate to reduce infant death

January 17, 2007 -- Children's flu, colds and infections best treated at a Medical Home (en español)

2006

December 13, 2006 -- 10 tips to promote infant safe sleep

December 12, 2006 -- Guilford health professionals trained in SIDS risk reduction

December 12, 2006 -- NC Healthy Start Foundation honored for Latino outreach

November 9, 2006 -- Wilmington health professionals trained in SIDS risk reduction

November 6, 2006 -- N.C. Public health Professional Honored for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Reduction Efforts

May 24, 2006 -- North Carolina Health Start Foundation Announces Board of Directors Additions

February 13, 2006 -- Foundation Launches Spanish Language Web Site

2005

July 20, 2005 -- Foundation Receives Kate B. Reynolds Grant to Fund Women's Health Outreach

July 20, 2005 -- Foundation Receives Grant from Blue Cross & Blue Shield of North Carolina

2004

December 4, 2004 -- Foundation Receives National Grant to Fund Awareness Campaign

October 19, 2004 -- North Carolina Back to Sleep Commemorates 10th Anniversary

August 16, 2004 -- Foundation Announces Additions to Its Board of Directors

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