Jenetta Thomas, R.N. | Citizen Spotlight

Jenetta Thomas is a Peer Advocate for the Ohio Equity Institute (OEI). OEI is a statewide program—run locally by Hamilton County Public Health (HCPH)—to reduce racial and ethnic disparities in infant mortality. HCPH works with Cradle Cincinnati and the Cincinnati Health Department to implement and support infant mortality initiatives in the 45240 and 45225 zip code areas. OEI…

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Forest Park firefighters teach safe sleep to prevent infant deaths

When the Forest Park Fire Department responded to four infant sleeping deaths over a three-month span, all in the same apartment complex, Captain Tom Jackson felt that something had to be done. “The department has always done a lot of education about smoke detectors and in the schools,” said Jackson. “These things…

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