Video: Minority Health Coalition hosting Infant Mortality Summit

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Recent data from the Indiana State Department of Health shows the state’s infant mortality rate is above that of the national average.

Infant mortality is the death of a baby before his or her first birthday.

The Minority Health Coalition of Marion County is hosting an event to raise awareness about this issue. The Infant Mortality Summit is from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Tuesday, April 29 at Ivy Tech Corporate College. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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