Infant Mortality Ohio’s Black Infant Mortality Rate Doubles White Infant Rate By Ohio Public Radio & Andy Chow • Jul 27, 2015 Ohio health leaders say their effort to bring down the infant mortality rate is working but they still have a long way to go. State Lawmakers Working To Combat Infant Mortality By Jim Letizia & Ohio Public Radio • Nov 20, 2014 odh.ohio.gov Ohio's infant mortality rate ranks near the bottom among the states. Internet Firm Gets City Tax Break By Jim Letizia • Mar 11, 2014 Phototree.com Columbus City Council last night approved a five year tax break for an internet company to retain and create jobs at a downtown building. Five Measures Target Ohio's Infant Mortality Rate By Ohio Public Radio & Mike Foley • Feb 14, 2014 Columbus city officials have created a task force to help deal with the region's high infant mortality rate. Now, five bills designed to combat the problem statewide have been introduced in the legislature. Local Officials Create Infant Mortality Task Force By Jim Letizia • Nov 19, 2013 Columbus City Council has announced the formation of a task force designed to find ways to lower the infant mortality rates in the city and Franklin County. Raising Awareness Of Infant Mortality By Jim Letizia • Sep 28, 2012 Health officials say Ohio has one of the highest rates of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome in the nation.