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Maternal mortality continues to be a health crisis in the United States. Therefore, the topic of this year’s annual meeting is “Addressing Maternal Mortality: Driving Data into Action.” You don’t want to miss this motivating presentation from national speaker and black maternal mortality advocate, Saleemah McNeil! We’ll also look at local initiatives and strategies to […]

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This is a difficult time in our country. Nurture KC is committed to serving and supporting the communities of Kansas City, MO and Kansas City, KS regardless of color, race or ethnicity. We condemn all forms of racist behavior and violence against the African American community. The disparate maternal and infant morbidity and mortality rates […]

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Missouri residents who are feeling ill with such symptoms as fever, cough or shortness of breath, can receive free COVID-19 testing this Tuesday, May 19, in the parking lot of Nurture KC. Our partner, Truman Medical Centers, will be conducting the drive-through testing from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The public should call 816-404-CARE (2273) […]

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💥 Thanks to our Community Health Workers — Marcela Metcalf and Briana Bush — for handing out 2,250 diapers and 50 bags of groceries to our Healthy Start program participants today! #StrongerTogether 💗      

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April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. Child advocates across the United States are especially concerned about the safety of newborns during COVID-19. “An unexpected pregnancy can cause tremendous stress. With the added burden of the Coronavirus pandemic and all it entails, that stress may seem unbearable,” says Anne Biswell, an advocate with the Safe […]

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One of our partners, Truman Medical Centers, is offering testing for COVID-19 if you’re feeling ill with such symptoms as fever, cough or shortness of breath. This mobile testing will take place in church parking lots and is open to the public. Call 816-404-CARE (2273) to get tested at one of these locations: Tuesday, April […]

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Even though Coronavirus (COVID-19) has shut down businesses, schools and life as we know it, Nurture KC is still assisting the families we serve through our Healthy Start program. Appointments between our Community Health Workers and program participants are still taking place as scheduled, but now mainly via phone and video conferencing (very limited in-person […]

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Governor Mike Parson has announced several concrete commitments to Missourians dependent on government aid to help them through the Coronavirus pandemic. For example, Missouri will waive work requirements for food stamps for 90 days, extend child-care subsidy benefits for 90 days, relax prescription refill requirements and not terminate Medicaid participants’ eligibility. “My administration and I […]

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Kansas Lieutenant Governor Lynn Rogers stopped in for a conversation with community residents and partners, including Nurture KC, in Wyandotte County, to discuss the need for Medicaid expansion and the great impact it would have on moms and babies. Two mothers shared their struggles in navigating a health care system that removes coverage for many […]

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