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Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

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Best Babies Zone to launch in Hollygrove

July 15, 2013

NEW ORLEANS, LA – On Tuesday, July 16, the New Orleans Health Department and the LSU School of Public Health will launch the Best Babies Zone, an initiative designed to work with local partners from health, education, economic, social and community sectors in defined neighborhood zones to ensure that every baby is born healthy, into communities that enable them to thrive and reach their full potential. The initiative will launch in the Hollygrove neighborhood.

New Orleans is one of three cities selected nationally from the Kellogg Foundation to work in partnership with national leaders to promote good health from one generation to the next.



Best Babies Zone Launch


Dr. Karen DeSalvo, New Orleans Health Commissioner
Charlotte Parent, New Orleans Health Department
Dr. Rebekah Gee, Louisiana State University
Mario Drummonds, Northern Manhattan Perinatal Project (NMPP)
Community Partners
Neighborhood Leaders


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