Useful Information

Useful Information

SIDS PosterThank you for visiting Alameda County Public Health Department’s SIDS Education Useful Information Page. This page will provide you with information about Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and resources to help you, a family member or friend in the event of a SIDS death.

SIDS staff provides a number of services, including:

  • Mandated follow-up call or visit by a Public Health Nurse or skilled health professional
  • Assistance with grief and bereavement support, and other related resources
  • Access to 24 hrs. crisis line and toll-free line for California SIDS Program

Major Events and Activities

  • SIDS Risk Reduction Awareness Month - October
  • Annual SIDS training for emergency personnel and Public Health professionals - TBA
  • Annual SIDS Conference for parents & health professionals, Location and Date, CA - TBD

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