55% OF SLEEP RELATED INFANT FATALITIES IN MISSOURI WERE DUE TO CO-SLEEPING
2021 SEVEN SLEEP RELATED DEATHS DUE TO CO-SLEEPING HAVE BEEN REPORTED BY
THE Kansas City POLICE DEPARTMENT
29 UNSAFE SLEEP DEATHS WERE REPORTED FROM 2015-2019-- 20 WERE AFRICAN AMERICAN
JUNETEENTHKC IN PARTNERSHIP
WITH HOME STATE HEALTH AND HEALTHY BLUE MISSOURI
WILL NOW BE OFFERING SAFE SLEEP TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES & RESOURCES TO REDUCE THE RISK OF INFANT DEATH DUE TO UNSAFE SAFE SLEEP PRACTICES
WITHIN OUR COMMUNITIES.
Prevent sleep related accidents and Infant loss
within our community
Are you a new/expecting family interested in receiving
Safe Sleep education to reduce the risk of sleep related accidents or death in the home?
JuneteenthKC is excited to work with Healthy Blue Missouri
& Home State Health
to provide safe sleep education
for parents/guardians interested
in learning how to reduce
the risk of sleep related accidents
or infant deaths.
Click here to receive more information about upcoming
Safe Sleep training opportunities AND QUALIFY to receive a FREE CRIB OR SAFE SLEEP SUPPLIES!
ELIGIBILITY REQUIReMENTS to receive a free crib:
**Must reside in: Jackson, Johnson, Platte, Cass or Clay County
**Participant receives Medicaid
(or is eligible)
**Participant receives WIC/TANF
(or is eligible)
**Has a child 12 months or younger that parent provides a sleeping environment at least 50% of the week
**Pre-natal participants must be at least 7 months pregnant or 60 days from the anticipated delivery date
**Parents must participate in an hour long safe sleep virtual training hosted by JuneteenthKC
**Participant must complete a Pre & Post
Safe Sleep assessment