Mission

To understand how and why children die in St Clair County, in order to take action to prevent other child deaths.

Accomplishments

  • Reviewed 13 cases in 2020 (8 natural deaths, 1 homicide, 4 undetermined)
  • The team has met twice in 2021, reviewing 9 cases to date
  • Continuing trend of infant deaths related to unsafe sleep situations. Also seeing infant deaths related to drug overdose/ingestion. This is new a new issue but occurred on at least two occasions.

Contact person: Elizabeth King, St. Clair County Health Department