Reach Out and Read Wisconsin Impact

Children served: more than 159,000
Books prescribed: more than 235,000
Participating medical providers: 1,850
Participating clinics: 265

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Reach Out and Read + COVID-19: Dr. Leyla Hamizadeh Explains Virtual Well-Child Visits

The image of a well-child visit with your child’s provider is simple: you go to the clinic, the provider provides anticipatory guidance and advice, checks your child’s developmental progress and whether they need any immunizations, and you take care of any additional follow-up as needed. But because of COVID-19, these visits have looked much different. …

Literacy-rich environment spotlight: Clark County Public Health Department

Reach Out and Read Wisconsin would like to acknowledge and thank all medical staff and public health officials for their tireless work over the past weeks related to COVID-19. We realize this is an unprecedented public health event and we acknowledge and applaud everything clinical staff, medical providers, managers, public health officials, nurses and administrators …

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Reach Out and Read Wisconsin is the state affiliate of the national organization that gives young children a foundation for success by incorporating books into pediatric care and encouraging families to read aloud together.

Reach Out and Read Wisconsin is the early literacy initiative of Children’s Health Alliance of Wisconsin (Alliance). The Alliance is a policy and advocacy group for children’s health issues. For more information about our early literacy initiative and the other initiatives the Alliance administers, please visit their webpage.

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Pictured above: The Reach Out and Read Wisconsin team