FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 7, 2013

KDHE Office of Communications
communications@kdheks.gov, 785-296-0461


KDHE, March of Dimes to announce joint initiative this Friday, March 8

TOPEKA, Kan.—The Kansas Department of Health and Environment and the March of Dimes Greater Kansas Chapter are scheduled to announce an initiative supporting the health of Kansas babies on Friday, March 8, at 10 a.m. in the 2nd floor Rotunda of the Statehouse.

KDHE Secretary Robert Moser, M.D., and March of Dimes State Program & Government Affairs Director Diane Daldrup will discuss new initiatives to reduce premature birth and infant mortality in Kansas. Joining them will be Topeka pediatrician Dennis Cooley, M.D., chair of the Kansas Blue Ribbon Panel on Infant Mortality.

News media please email Miranda Steele at msteele@kdheks.gov if you plan to attend.

Who: KDHE, March of Dimes, Blue Ribbon Panel on Infant Mortality
What: Initiative supporting the health of Kansas babies
When: Friday, March 8, at 10 a.m.
Where: Statehouse, 2nd floor Rotunda