Updated February 19, 2013
FIRST 5 Santa Clara County, the County’s Medical Examiner-Coroner’s Office, and Santa Clara County’s Public Health Department have partnered-up to raise awareness about unsafe sleeping practices when handling infants. Since 2005, there have been more than 40 preventable infant deaths in our County.
To find out more and be informed about safe sleeping practices for infants, please click on the links below.
FIRST 5 Santa Clara County is committed to the healthy development of children in their first five years. Established in 1998 through funding from California’s Proposition 10, the “tobacco tax,” FIRST 5 Santa Clara County distributes millions of tobacco tax dollars annually to programs and services that positively impact the lives of children and families in Santa Clara County.
For more information on FIRST 5, visit this sleep campaign page, or call 408-260-3700.