Preventing Childhood Obesity from Birth

By: Nancy Trout, MD, MPH and Stacy Chandna, MS, CIP Connecticut Children’s Office for Community Child Health (the Office) is excited to launch the Kohl’s Start Childhood Off Right (Kohl’s SCOR) initiative to prevent childhood obesity from birth. The initiative is funded through a generous grant from Kohl’s. […]

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 […]

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 […]