What is Healthy Start?

Infant mortality rates for Douglas, Josephine, and Jackson counties 2013 - 2018 (six-year averaged rate) compared to Oregon and The United States.

What’s Happening in Southern Oregon?

Percent of live births with tobacco use Douglas, Josephine, and Jackson Counties 2018

How Do We Know About These Numbers?

Why Do We Collect Data?

Baby Boy Healthy Start Program
Couple with Ultrasound Healthy Start Program
Medical Home

Over 90% of Healthy Start clients have a primary care provider as their “medical home”

Depression Screening & Support

100% of Health Start clients receive a depression screening and referral for support as needed


92% of Healthy Start mothers initiate breastfeeding


Over 90% of Healthy Start infants are on schedule for well-baby visits and recommended vaccines

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