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2018 KIDS COUNT Data Book Rankings

2018 KIDS COUNT Data Book Rankings

Data Book shows Louisiana kids have seen progress in teen birth rates and high school graduation rates, but continue to struggle with poverty With 36 percent of Louisiana young children at risk of not being counted in the upcoming 2020 census, federally-funded support...

2018 Lead Abatement Services

2018 Lead Abatement Services

2018 Lead Abatement Services What services are included in the Lead Abatement Program? If you qualify for the Lead Abatement Program, we will send a trained contractor to your home who is certified in lead-based paint removal. Their job is to find the sources of lead...

Availability of Antiviral Medications for Treatment of Influenza

Availability of Antiviral Medications for Treatment of Influenza

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has encouraged Chapters to share the Antiviral Drug Supply page due to reported manufacturer delays in filling antiviral medication orders. According to an article in the March AAP News, 114 influenza-associated...

Bipartisan Governors Letter to Senate Leadership

Bipartisan Governors Letter to Senate Leadership

We want to call your attention to a letter sent Friday, June 16, to Senate leadership from a bipartisan group of seven governors, including Louisiana’s own Gov. John Bel Edwards. The letter urges the Senate leaders to prioritize implementing fixes to the marketplaces...

Call for Chapter Awards nomination

Call for Chapter Awards nomination

Each year, the Chapter takes an opportunity to recognize exceptional members who focus their skills and passions on improving LA AAP and the health of Louisiana’s children and community. If you know a colleague that exemplifies one of the Chapter Awards below, please...

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