To help users of data learn about new data and features in the latest edition of the Vital Signs report, BNIA-JFI staff will be hosting weekly webinars called “Vital Signs Wednesdays”

New Features in Vital Signs 18 include: Fully interactive reports with data visualizations embedded with informative text.

New Indicator: Number of Overdose Calls (Children and Family Health and Well-being): In 2018, the number of overdose calls in Baltimore City was 7.7 per 1,000 residents, with Downtown/Seton Hill with the highest rate (40.2) and Greater Roland Park/Poplar Hill with the lowest rate (0.5).

Schedule for weekly webinars

Wednesday, March 25th – Introductory Session – How to Find, Download, and Use BNIA Data (Link to video)

Wednesday, April 1st – Release of Vital Signs 18 Chapters: Crime and Safety, Children And Family Health (Link to video)

Wednesday, April 8th – Release of Vital Signs 18 Chapters: Census Demographics, Sustainability

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Wednesday April 15th – Release of Vital Signs 18 Chapters: Arts And Culture, Workforce And Economic Development

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