CDC Highlights Easy Breathing Results

A new publication from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention highlights the work of our Easy Breathing program, which is an evidence-based and cost-effective asthma management program that is being used by primary care providers in Connecticut and four additional states. The report, titled Evidence Summary Control Asthma, suggests interventions that insurance companies and…

Diffusing the Books, Balls and Blocks Innovation Across Connecticut

By: Von Jessee The Help Me Grow National Center is excited to bring a tested model that promotes optimal child development through age appropriate play to children and families in the Hartford area. Originally created by Help Me Grow Utah, the Books, Balls, and Blocks model is a fun and educational way to provide developmental…

Ensuring All Children Thrive

By: Jacquelyn Rose, MPH Connecticut Children’s Office for Community Child Health (the Office), Hartford Foundation for Public Giving’s Early Childhood Investments (ECI) initiative, a strategic partner of the Office, and an active parent representative from ECI recently had the opportunity to participate in the All Children Thrive (ACT) Design Meeting in Cincinnati, Ohio. ACT, an…