WOSU 89.7 NPR News reporter Mandie Trimble recentlyÂ tackled the shocking story of Ohio and Franklin County’s high infant mortality rate. Rates are highest among the most vulnerable neighborhoods in central Ohio and the racial disparity is growing. Black babies in the country are 2.5 times more likely to die than white babies.Â This is clearly an issue city leaders, including Council President Andrew Ginther, are focused on. A Greater Columbus Infant Mortality Task Force has been meeting to review causes and take a comprehensive approach to the issue.Â The Task Force will have recommendations at their June 25th session.
- tigersgrowl on Get Free Radio On Your Smartphone Via FM Chip
- Maureen on Superhero Day at Easton Town Center August 2
- The Grammar Curmudgeon on The Fight for the Car Dashboard
- pcjm08 on Champion of Children Special airs Sunday at 1 pm on WOSU TV
- deanharris on Sun Shines Brightly at WOSU