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November 1st kicks off Prematurity Awareness Month

ST. JOSEPH COUNTY, Ind. -- November is Prematurity Awareness Month.

In St. Joseph County, the rate of premature births among black women is more than 14 percent. For white women, it’s around 9 percent.

The St. Joseph County Minority Health Coalition is set to host a number of programs this month to bring awareness to this problem.

On November 1st they’ll announce the launch of a national program, that addresses prematurity among women in our area.

For more information visit St. Joseph County Minority Health Coalition. We also have the list of events on our ‘Events’ page.

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