Baldwin County, along with more than 100 other communities around the nation, will be included in a national study of 100,000 children from before birth to age 21.
The study aims to collect information on how genetics and the environment affect children's health, development and well-being.
Baldwin County neighbors are invited to attend a town hall meeting for the launch of the National Children's Study (NCS) at Oak Hill Middle School auditorium on Friday, Nov. 12 at 5 p.m.
Women who are pregant or may become pregnant in the next few years are now elgible to join Baldwin County NCS.
Principal Investigator Dr. Carol Hogue and Investigator Dr. Frances Dunston will speak.