8-week-old baby dies at MS child care facility, health department says

8-week-old baby dies at MS child care facility, health department says
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An investigation is underway after an 8-week-old baby died at a childcare facility in Mississippi.

According to a release from the Mississippi Health Department, Mother Goose of Oxford, INC “must immediately cease and desist providing care or enrollment of infants. This is effective immediately. The Oxford Police Department is investigating the situation and the Mississippi State Department of Health expects to receive a full report Monday.”

The department also “the facility has been determined to constitute a substantial hazard to the health and safety of infants entrusted to and cared for by said facility.”

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It is not clear what led to the child’s death.

The business inspected in October and received a “pass pending based on the receipt of documents.”

The MSDH made a note that said no more information will be provided at the time.