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    Critical Congenital Heart Disease (CCHD) affects thousands of families in the US every year. Early detection can lead to better outcomes and healthier, happier families.

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  • Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN)

    The mission of CSHCN is to improve the health and quality of life for children with special health care needs, and their families, through early screening and detection, data integration, care coordination, education, intervention, and life transitions.

    June is National Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Awareness Month!

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    Congenital CMV is the leading non-genetic cause of childhood hearing loss. It is estimated that 1 in 3 children who are deaf or hard-of-hearing in Utah have lost their hearing because of a congenital CMV infection.

    CMV is the most common viral infection infants are born with in the United States. Approximately 1-4 percent of uninfected women have a primary (or first) CMV infection during a pregnancy, and about 40 percent of women who become infected with CMV for the first time during pregnancy pass the virus to their babies.

    CMV affects people of all ages but most healthy individuals don’t know they have it as it is typically harmless to the general population. CMV is transmitted through direct contact with body fluids. Twenty percent of babies with congenital CMV infection will have lifelong disabilities.

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    Help bring Utah a new "DONATE LIFE" license plate!

    Give others a second change at life by helping generate awareness for such an important cause as organ donation.
    To learn more about the creation of the new Utah specialty license plate visit: donorconnect.life/licenseplate


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