March 2019

Albany County Executive Dan McCoy Calls for Expansion of Nurse-Family Partnership in Albany County in 2019 New York State Budget

"For every one dollar invested in this, $5.70 is saved," McCoy said. "I mean that's better than playing the odds.”

/ News Channel 13 Albany

January 2019

“There will be no one thing that we can do to change this outcome. But together doing lots of different things, we can reduce the rate.”

/ Spectrum News Albany

January 2019

“When a baby is born prematurity, the family faces a very stressful new life—often parents see the baby for only a few moments before they’re whisked away to the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU)”

-Kathryn Mitchell, Director of Maternal and Infant Health, March of Dimes / News10 Albany

January 2019

“It’s about optimizing the health of a woman before she has a baby and really managing conditions consistently and monitoring her very carefully throughout her pregnancy that can do the best work in prevention of preterm birth”

-Dr. Elizabeth Whalen, Albany County Health Commissioner/ WNYT 13

June 2018

Studies have shown that by investing in the health of our children as early as possible can have the greatest impact and is actually the most cost-effective – and that means investing before, during and after pregnancy. Here in Albany County, we are taking this issue head on with a multi-faceted approach that will improve birth outcomes and improve the lives of mothers and their children.

-Albany County Executive Daniel P. McCoy / Read Full Article