Tag: baltimore

Encouraging Grandma to Get Her Flu Shot

Encouraging Grandma to Get Her Flu Shot

CCP is working with the Baltimore City Health Department on a flu vaccination campaign. It is especially important for people to get their flu shots this year, given the COVID-19 pandemic. There is no vaccine for COVID-19.

Photo/Sloane Prince

Dads Helping Dads

A new CCP video helps young dads learn from those who have been in their shoes. “This models that even good dads have missteps along the way and that the most important thing is to learn from those and try to move forward,” says CCP's Tina Suliman.

‘You Look Good in Your Purple’

‘You Look Good in Your Purple’

Eighty churches around the city celebrated Precious Purple Sunday by raising awareness to prevent infant deaths. "Faith-based organizations are critical partners in the effort to educate Baltimore’s families about how to keep babies safe and healthy," says CCP's Amber Summers.

A graphic from the #NotOneMoreBaltimore campaign.

Six Sleep-Related Infant Deaths Spur New Action

Following the recent rash of deaths, CCP quickly developed a new social media campaign and toolkit to reinforce the ABCDs of safe sleep and prevent more Baltimore babies from dying.

CCP and Bmore POWER use craft materials to develop messages about the dangers of fentanyl

CCP Hackathon Aims to Keep Drug Users Safe

The Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs recently brought together members of Bmore POWER, a group of peer advocates and educators, for a three-day hackathon to quickly create messages aimed at preventing people from overdosing on fentanyl and dying.

Sleep Safe Ambassador Antoine Dow and his son.

Baltimore Fathers Speak Out to Encourage Safe Sleep in New Campaign

Baltimore Commissioner of Health Dr. Oxiris Barbot, The Family League of Baltimore and leaders of the B’more for Healthy Babies initiative to reduce infant mortality launched a new “SLEEP SAFE” campaign video to encourage fathers to implement safe sleep practices for their babies and to encourage fellow dads to do the same.

A Sleep Safe bus shelter poster.

B’more for Healthy Babies Campaign Receives $1 Million Grant

The B’more for Healthy Babies campaign, an initiative of the Family League and the Baltimore City Health Department in partnership with JHU∙CCP, has been awarded $1 million by CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield to sustain the successful infant mortality reduction program.

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