Our mission demands that we stand with and for those seeking to end racial injustice. When black babies and black mothers die at a rate three times that of white babies and mothers, the phrase ‘all lives matter’ rings hollow. Racism and implicit bias are driving the racial disparity in birth outcomes. It has to end. And we must help lead that fight so all families can thrive and all children reach their full potential. Click HERE for full statement on George Floyd murder.
The Southern New Jersey Perinatal Cooperative improves the health of pregnant women, children and families in South Jersey. SNJPC offers a comprehensive set of programs and services that enhance the system of care, strengthen communities and provide families the tools they need to lead healthier lives.
News and Events
On Friday, July 17, the Atlantic Cape May County Sustainable Jersey Hub, in conjunction with Sustainable Downbeach, will host an online event at noon to educate the public about lead hazards, how to prevent lead exposure and local resources for education, testing and remediation. This information session will be led by Kelly McLaughlin, program coordinator of the Southern Regional Lead and Healthy Homes Coalition. READ MORE in this Press of Atlantic City article.
The Southern New Jersey Perinatal Cooperative continues its modified workflow arrangement in which telework is the norm and meetings are either web-based or accomplished through conference calling. These protective measures enable us to safely serve our clients and partners during the COVID-19 emergency. Click READ MORE for program specific updates.
PRIORITY (Pregnancy CoRonavIrus Outcomes RegIsTrY) is a nationwide study to better understand how COVID-19 impacts pregnant women and their newborns. Women who are pregnant or recently pregnant and have confirmed or suspected COVID-19 can enroll in the study to support this effort. Click READ MORE for details.