Embracing the Social Needs Roadmap

By: Scott Orsey Connecticut Children’s Office for Community Child Health (the Office) is excited to be an early adopter of the Social Needs Roadmap, which is a health sector driven campaign to address the non-medical essential needs of patients, including children and families. The roadmap joins healthcare organizations and community groups around the country to…

Raising Awareness About Lead Poisoning

By: Marcus Smith and Luis Alvarado At Connecticut Children’s Healthy Homes Program, we work year-round to raise awareness about the impact of lead poisoning on children, which triggers poorer developmental and health outcomes with effects that linger for a lifetime. We also take extra steps to get our message out to children and families during…

Injury Prevention Conference Honors Safety Advocate

By: Kevin Borrup Connecticut Children’s Medical Center and Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital hosted the 1st annual Statewide Injury Prevention Conference on October 3 in an effort raise awareness and promote prevention strategies on a broad range of issues. Experts from Connecticut Children’s Injury Prevention Center and the Injury Prevention Center at Yale New Haven…