The Changing Public Health Landscape
The National Association of County and City Health Officials released the 2017 Forces of Change report,
The Changing Public Health Landscape. It contains new findings on the factors affecting the nation's local health departments.
Health Systems Transformation in MCH
Open enrollment for 2018 started on Nov. 1, and the last day to apply for 2018 coverage is Dec. 15. To find more information about qualifications for a Special Enrollment Period, visit
healthcare.gov. AMCHP issued a fact sheet this October,
Outreach & Enrollment Information for State Title V MCH Programs, which details potential roles for Title V in outreach and enrollment efforts.
State-at-a-Glance Coverage and Financing Charts
The Catalyst Center's State-at-a-Glance
Chartbook includes updated data for child health services, economic indicators, factors influencing health insurance coverage, and Title V program financing and National Performance Measures.
New App Makes It Easy to Track Developmental Milestones
Families and care providers can track a child's milestones from ages 2 months to 5 years with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's free
Milestone Tracker Mobile App. Interactive checklists with photos and videos make tracking milestones easy and fun. The app generates a personalized summary to share, and offers tips for encouraging development and information about what to do if concerns arise about a child's development.
Women's and Infant Health
Expanding Newborn Screening Services
NewSTEPs 360, the March of Dimes, and the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials are pleased to announce the toolkit
Expanding Newborn Screening Services. This toolkit provides resources and information that may help states improve timeliness by increasing laboratory and courier operations. It includes customizable supplemental resources, templates, case narratives, and videos. For any questions or suggestions of content to add, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org