Arkansas governor plans to look into infant sleep death rate

Infant deaths on governor’s radar

Posted: February 5, 2017 at 3:32 a.m.
Updated: February 6, 2017 at 4:30 a.m.

Gov. Asa Hutchinson, left, chats with Dr. Joe Thompson, president and chief executive officer of the Arkansas Center for Health Improvement at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, in this file photo.

Gov. Asa Hutchinson says he'll look into whether Arkansas provides enough funding and needed programs to reduce the state's high rate of infants who die in their sleep.

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