Offer services and resources on birth/death certificates, inspection reports, plumbing inspections, the environment (air quality, water quality and waste); low cost healthcare and immunization clinics, lead inspection, free home radon test kits, and other important health topics related to the needs of Franklin County. Visit the website for more information.
280 East Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215
(614) 525-3160 or (800) 750-0750 TTY/TDD
Weekend, Holiday and After Hours Emergency Hotline: (614) 525-3965
Free program to assist pregnant women with quitting smoking. Women who take part in this free program participate in several prenatal quit smoking sessions, take a monthly breath test and then receive a voucher for free diapers up to 12 months.
240 Parsons Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43215
Learn about grief resources and about actions parents and caregivers can take to reduce the risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) and other sleep-related deaths.
1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, Georgia 30329-4027
(800) 232-4636 or (888) 232-6348 TTY
CelebrateOne is a community initiative set up to reduce infant mortality. The website has information, resources and support for pregnant / parenting women and teens. StepOne helps connect women with affordable, timely and convenient prenatal care, and resources for a healthy pregnancy. Call their hotline for assistance setting up the first prenatal visit.
1111 East Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43205
CJ First Candle is dedicated to helping people learn about pregnancy and newborn care, stillborn births and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)/ Sudden Unexpected Infant Death Syndrome (SUIDS). There are extensive resources for grief support. Grief counselors are available over the phone 24 hours a day. Parents can join online support groups, share stories with other parents and find out more about SIDS.
49 Locust Avenue, New Canaan, Connecticut 06840
For Grief Support: (800) 221-7437
Learn about new crib standards, proper assembly of cribs and the new federal requirements for cribs.
4330 East-West Highway, Bethesda, Maryland 20814
Consumer Hotline: (800) 638-2772 or TTY (301) 595-7054
Moms2B provides weekly prenatal education and support programs for pregnant women. Free transportation to program sessions can be provided as well as free child care, food and incentives for attendance.
Sleep-related deaths are the leading cause of infant death between 1 month and 1 year of age. Many of these deaths are preventable. Learn more about safe sleep for you baby, including tummy time, swaddling and safe sleep environments.
700 Children’s Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43205
The Ohio Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics has helpful handouts on the ABCs of safe sleep, such as sleeping Alone, on the Back and in a Crib. Their website has handouts for families and summaries of recommendations.
94A Northwoods Boulevard, Columbus, Ohio 43235
The Ohio Department of Health has helpful handouts, videos and resources to help parents understand best practices related to sleep for their infants. Learn about SIDS from other families as well.
246 North High Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215