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Tennessee Launches "Welcome Baby" Initiative
Outreach Effort Screens for Risks for Tennessee Newborns
NASHVILLE – On average, more than 79,000 new Tennesseans are born in the Volunteer State every year. Now, First Lady Crissy Haslam and the Tennessee Department of Health will begin greeting each new arrival with a “Welcome Baby” package as part of an innovative new outreach effort. Welcome Baby is designed to help give Tennessee’s newest residents the best start in life by connecting children and families with appropriate services in their community, providing referrals to address family needs and screening babies and their families for potential risks.
The Tennessee Department of Health continues to provide assistance to patients affected by contaminated methylprednisolone acetate, including new outreach efforts to some who may develop localized infections. Click HERE for the latest update.