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DHS-PB-2021-009: Revision to Infant and Toddler Safety Policy for Families with Children Shelters (6/24/2021)
(Replaces DHS PB- 2018-001)

Each year in New York City, approximately 50 infants die from sleep-related injuries.  To increase awareness about the risk of Sudden Unexpected Infant Death (SUID) and enhance the safety of infants in shelter, the New York City Department of Homeless Services (DHS) follows the procedures and training requirements outlined below within the families with children shelter system.


Created: 7/14/2021