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AmeriCorps Donates Blankets To County Health Department

OSWEGO, NY – In recognition of AmeriCorps Week, AmeriCorps members recently donated their time and materials to make a dozen fleece blankets for newborn babies in Oswego County.

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AmeriCorps Donates Blankets

Families with infants in need are referred to the county health department’s Maternal Child Health Program which provides home visits from public health nurses between doctor appointments.

Pictured from left are Jiancheng Huang, public health director, Oswego County Health Department; Matthew McLaughlin, AmeriCorps member; Carrie Victory, AmeriCorps program assistant; Diane Oldenburg, senior public health educator, Oswego County Health Department; and Judy Lester, supervising public health nurse for preventative services, Oswego County Health Department.