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Black Infant Mortality Summit to be Held 

tonya lewis lee.gif{sidebar id=3}"A Health Baby Begins with You" Black Infant Mortality Summit will be held on Saturday, February 2, 2008 from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Florida A &  M University.  The Summit is free and open to the public, and will feature a Forum, Health Fair, Screenings, and Healthy Parenthood Chats.  Tonya Lewis Lee (pictured), wife of Spike Lee, and celebrity spokesperson for "A Healthy Baby Begins with You" campaign, will be there to read her children's book, "Please Baby Please!"

The Summit will be held on the Florida A & M University campus in the Pharmacy Building, 1415 South Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. in Tallahassee, Florida.  To pre-register, visit

If you need transportation within Leon, Gadsden, Wakulla, Jefferson or Madison Counties to the Summit, please notify your County Health Department Director (for Wakulla County, call 926-3591).  For more information contact:

Thometta Cozart
Office of Minority Health
(850)245-4444, ext. 2035

With Support From:

National Office of Minority Health
Florida A&M University College of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences
Florida Department of Health Bureau of HIV/AIDS
Big Bend Transit
Leon County Health Department
Big Bend AHEC Smoking Cessation Program

This information originally published on January 23, 2008.

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