Board Reviewing Hancock County Child Mortality

04/29/19 – 7:26 A.M.

There is a board tasked with reviewing child fatalities in Hancock County. The Courier’s Sara Arthurs explained that the board is mandated by the state.

Arthurs said she talked to Hancock Public Health commissioner Karim Baroudi. He told her that there have been many preventable deaths in the past ten years.

Baroudi added that they will work with area agencies to help provide education and training to bring these numbers down.

You can read more about the review board and its findings here.