Reduce exposure to and use of tobacco and nicotine products among children and adolescents. Potential projects might include disseminating educational materials on the risks of e-cigarettes and vaping to community stakeholders or families or encouraging caregivers to quit.
Increase vaccination rates of Kansas children and adolescents according to the ACIP guidelines. Projects could include collaboration between schools and health departments or working to increase practice immunization rates.
- Foster Care
Improve care for foster care children and communication among those serving these children. Potential projects might include innovative ways to manage the care of foster care children in a practice or collaborations with local foster care contractors or foster care families.
- Gun Safety
Reduce the number of children harmed by gun (firearm) violence in Kansas. A project in this area could include distribution of gun locks or gun safety materials to families or community partners.