State ‘baby fairs’ planned

LANSING — The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services will host three virtual baby fairs for new or expecting parents. 

The events are free of charge and occurring on the following dates and times: 9 to 11 a.m. Dec. 6, 9 to 11 a.m. Dec. 12 and 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Dec. 14.

The following MDHHS programs are participating: Newborn Screening, Michigan BioTrust for Health; Infant Safe Sleep; Women, Infants & Children; Immunizations; Early Hearing Detection and Intervention; Birth Defects Education and Outreach; State Breastfeeding Initiative; Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program; Vital Records; Michigan Home Visiting Initiative; Maternal Infant Health Program; Children’s Special Health Care Services; Eat Safe Fish; Unintentional Injury Prevention; and Oral Health Program.

Participants can register for one of these sessions at bit.ly/3gJt1RV. For questions related to this event or to request baby fair resource materials as a printed document, contact Kristen Thompson at thompsonk23@michigan.gov or 517-284-4992.


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