Directory of Team Members
Providing information for both parents and professionals about child safety and health
More Infants Dying From Unsafe Sleep Conditions in Onondaga County
Spectrum Local News interviews Dr. Alicia Pekarsky, SUNY Upstate Medical University associate professor of Pediatrics, and Christine Larkin, Onondaga County Child Fatality Review Team coordinator.
Campaign to educate dads on safe sleep for babies
Post-Standard article and facebook page for dads
To conduct a comprehensive, multidisciplinary review of unexpected child deaths in Onondaga county.
In keeping with that mission, this web site provides information for both parents and professionals about child safety and health. These resources include downloadable pamphlets and links to other web sites. The web site also offers bereavement information to help families cope with the death of a child.
The Onondaga County Child Fatality Review Team is funded by a grant from the Office of Children and Family Services and is a program of The McMahon Ryan Child Advocacy Center.
- Better understand how and why children die
- Analyze the patterns of child deaths
- Use findings to take action to prevent other child deaths, illness and injury
- Keep children healthy, safe and protected