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A Message from AMCHP: Mental Health Month 2021
A Message from AMCHP: Mental Health Month 2021

AMCHP members and partners: Mental Health Month 2021 is like no other. This past year presented challenges and obstacles that tested our strength and resiliency. The horror of the global COVID pandemic, which has claimed nearly 600,000 U.S. lives, our national...

AMCHP Invites Youth and Young Adult Leaders to #AMCHP2021
AMCHP Invites Youth and Young Adult Leaders to #AMCHP2021

Dear State Health Agency Leader, On behalf of the Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs (AMCHP) and its local, state, and national partners, it is my pleasure to invite youth and young adult leaders (including students), community‐based organizations,...

ACA Special Enrollment Period is Open Through August 15
ACA Special Enrollment Period is Open Through August 15

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has left many families without health insurance, at a time when it is especially important to have comprehensive and affordable coverage. For this reason, the health care Marketplace (HealthCare.gov) is opening for a Special...

AMCHP Releases New Interactive Toolkit for Lead Poisoning Prevention
AMCHP Releases New Interactive Toolkit for Lead Poisoning Prevention

The Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs (AMCHP) is pleased to announce the release of a new resource, its “MCH Lead Toolkit” to prevent and mitigate lead poisoning for infants, children, pregnant people, and families. This interactive, action-oriented...

AMCHP’s 2021 Federal Policy Agenda
AMCHP’s 2021 Federal Policy Agenda

AMCHP's policy and advocacy work are guided by AMCHP's board of directors and our Legislative and Health Care Finance Committee comprised of AMCHP members and partners. AMCHP's 2021 agenda specifies where we will devote our advocacy resources and highlights key policy...

New AMCHP Innovation Station Effective Practices Identified
New AMCHP Innovation Station Effective Practices Identified

AMCHP is excited to announce that 19 practices were recently accepted to the Innovation Station Database during our Fall 2020 Effective Practices Review! Stay tuned for more information about these practices that will be uploaded to our database in the coming months....

New AMCHP Programs to Support MCH/CYSHCN Staff During the Pandemic
New AMCHP Programs to Support MCH/CYSHCN Staff During the Pandemic

The pressure caused by the COVID-19 pandemic is challenging to early career and seasoned staff alike. AMCHP is pleased to offer two unique programs to support MCH/CYSHCN staff and leadership during the on-going public health emergency: MCH Covid Coaching Cafés are...