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Resources by Topic: Children and youth

Annual Insurance Update 2020: Health Insurance in Kansas
Reports on health insurance coverage across Kansas and the U.S. as a whole, including state-by-state comparisons and 2009-2018 trends in coverage. Provides county-level data on uninsured rates and Medicaid/Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) enrollment in 2017, with information broken down by age group.
Author(s): Wen-Chieh Lin, Madison Hoover, Hina B. Shah
Date: 08/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Kansas Health Institute
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COVID-19: Maternal and Child Health During COVID-19
Provides information and resources regarding pregnancy, maternal, and neonatal health during the COVID-19 pandemic. Includes examples, tools, and policies from hospitals nationwide on mitigating risk in labor and delivery, visitation policies, utilizing remote resources, racial disparities, and more.
Date: 08/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: American Hospital Association
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Medicaid and CHIP in Puerto Rico
Summarizes key requirements and design features of Medicaid and the State Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) in Puerto Rico. Features statistics on program costs from fiscal years 2011-2019, with breakdowns by federal spending and Puerto Rico spending.
Date: 08/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission
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The Opioid Crisis and the Hispanic/Latino Population: An Urgent Issue
Report highlights the opioid crisis in Hispanic/Latino populations. Details rates of illicit opioid use and prescription drug misuse, as well as overdose and death rates. Discusses measures taken in to provide treatment and prevention in Latino communities, including in rural and border areas.
Date: 07/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
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Adolescent and Teenage Pregnancy Report, Kansas, 2018
Summarizes research examining teen pregnancy in Kansas from 2014-2018. Includes rural/urban comparisons and county-level information on pregnancy and birth rates, with data broken down by age and year.
Author(s): Lee Norman, Kay Haug, Cathryn Savage, David Oakley, Greg Crawford
Date: 07/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Kansas Department of Health and Environment
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Provision of Pediatric Immunization Services During the COVID-19 Pandemic: An Assessment of Capacity Among Pediatric Immunization Providers Participating in the Vaccines for Children Program — United States, May 2020
Reports on the capacity of pediatric healthcare practices to provide immunization services to children during the COVID-19 pandemic. Based on a survey of practices participating in the Vaccines for Children program conducted May 12–20, 2020. Includes data for urban and rural provider practice locations.
Author(s): Tara M. Vogt, Fan Zhang, Michelle Banks, et al.
Citation: MMWR (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report), 69(27), 859-863
Date: 07/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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USDA Food and Nutrition Service - FNS Response to COVID-19
Offers links for resources related to child nutrition programs, the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC), the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, and USDA food programs in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Date: 07/2020
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: USDA Food and Nutrition Service
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2020 Kids Count Data Book: State Trends in Child Well-Being
Reports on the trends in economic well-being, education, health, and family and community for children nationwide. Includes state-by-state comparisons for each category.
Date: 06/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Annie E. Casey Foundation
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The Two-Generation Approach: Recommendations for Bridging Practice and Policy in Maine
Policy brief describing components that define successful two-generation strategies to promote economic, educational, health, social, and emotional well-being of Maine families. Gives several examples of efforts in various locations, including rural Maine.
Author(s): Sarah Griffen
Date: 06/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: John T. Gorman Foundation
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The Next Generation - Percent Change Among the Under 18 Population: 2010 to 2019
Map showing county-level changes in the population under the age of 18 from 2010 to 2019.
Date: 06/2020
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Census Bureau
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