Tag "community health"

The Cincinnati Children’s 13th annual Celestial Ball at the Duke Energy Convention Center raised more than $1 million for community health initiatives aimed at creating safer, healthier futures for kids in Cincinnati. Themed “Let’s Go Places . . . Together,” › Continue Reading

Cincinnati Children’s and the Avondale community begin a five-year partnership on July 1 to transform child and neighborhood health in Avondale. The medical center will increase investment in Avondale to encourage community development, strengthen local nonprofit organizations and support workforce › Continue Reading

A recent study of Cincinnati Children’s Every Child Succeeds program showed that for every $1 invested in Every Child Succeeds, $1.65 is returned to the community within two years. Every Child Succeeds works with low-income and at-risk new mothers and › Continue Reading

Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley will give his State of the City speech on October 5th addressing Cincinnati’s high childhood poverty rate. Cranley announced a new task force to battle childhood poverty compiled of local business, non-profit, and community leaders including › Continue Reading

A recent study shows that Cincinnati Children’s program Every Child Succeeds’ (ECS’) economic impact exceeded $20 million last year. For every $1 invested, $1.65 in benefits was returned within two years. “We are proud of those numbers. They show that › Continue Reading

A new loan program made possible by Cincinnati Children’s is providing funds for Avondale residents to repair their homes, and if the residents remain in the house long enough, the loan is forgiven. The program is part of an effort › Continue Reading

A recent study by a Cincinnati Children’s doctor found higher rates of respiratory illness in low income neighborhoods of Hamilton County. Andrew Beck, MD, discusses the need for additional research and for community organizations specializing in housing and other factors › Continue Reading

A Comprehensive Children’s Injury Center (CCIC)’s campaign, Preventing Injuries in Norwood, is bringing $100 worth of safety equipment to 100 homes in 100 days in Norwood. The goal of the campaign is to minimize common at-home injuries, like falls. The › Continue Reading

Liberty Township’s Liberty Center development, scheduled to open in the fall, has plans to provide programming and education for families, thanks to a new partnership with Cincinnati Children’s. The hospital will work with the Liberty Center to organize health events and › Continue Reading

When a shooting occurred recently at a local motel, child life specialists from Cincinnati Children’s were called upon to offer assistance. Katie Nees, Annie Krause, Tina Ulanowski and Heather Storey are members of the American Red Cross Mental Health Team. That means they › Continue Reading

“The art and science of asking questions is the source of all knowledge.” –Thomas Berger A little more than three years ago, we started asking better questions in the Pediatric Primary Care Center (PPCC) to screen our infant patients and › Continue Reading