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World AIDS Day

On December 1, World AIDS Day, we recognize the fact that more than 1 million Americans have HIV, and about 1 in 7 of them don’t know it. According to HIV.gov, southern states bear the greatest burden of HIV, accounting

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Professional Development: Maternal and Infant Health Topics

These FREE online and on-site events are being offered to home visiting staff from MIECHV-funded programs and their community partners serving families with young children. Please take advantage of these great opportunities to update your knowledge and skills, gain insight

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Florida Safe Routes to School

Florida Safe Routes to School urges children to be active while teaching them about traffic safety

In an effort to reduce the risk of diabetes, obesity and other health issues, WellFlorida’s newest program Safe Routes to School (SRTS) will encourage

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Sumter County Focus Groups

Between November 6 and 10, Sumter County residents are invited to join a focus group to talk about the health of their communities. Participants will earn $20 for roughly two hours of their time. The focus groups are part of …

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HIP to Participate in Pride Events

The High Impact Prevention (HIP) project, brought to you by WellFlorida Council, will be attending both the Ocala PrideFest on Oct. 7 and the Gainesville Pride festival on Oct. 21. HIP will offer free and confidential HIV testing at the

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DSME Mini-Grant Funding Opportunity

WellFlorida Council is pleased to announce the availability of mini-grant funding from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to expand access to Diabetes Self-Management Education (DSME) programs in North Central Florida. People with diabetes who complete a DSME program

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Funding Opportunity for Marion County Health Need Areas

The Marion County Hospital District Board of Trustees (MCHD) is pleased to announce grant funding opportunities to improve the health of residents in Marion County. The Board of Trustees has determined, based upon the 2015 Community Health Needs Assessment conducted …

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Training on Critical Access Hospitals and Regional Trauma System

Rural Health Partnership, WellFlorida Council and the Florida Department of Health are hosting a free course entitled Critical Access Hospitals and Regional Trauma System Partners Improve Patient Care Through Collaboration. The agenda for this training session will include:

Regional …

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MIECHV Offered in Marion County

The Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Education Home Visiting program (MIECHV) is now available in Marion County. Services are offered through Kids Central, Inc. and managed by WellFlorida Council. Call 352-547-3730 for more information.

MIECHV is a free parenting program …

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Funding Available for Emergency Preparedness

North Central Florida HealthCare Coalition (NCFHCC) is accepting applications for projects that support one of the following capabilities: Continuity of Operations, Emergency Operations Coordination, Information Sharing, Medical Surge or Mass Fatality. The request must demonstrate relevance to NCFHCC’s mission: Coordinating …

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Proudly Serving

WellFlorida Council, Inc. is a private, nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization created in 1969. We are the state designated local health council for 16 counties in North Central Florida and specialize in health-related consultancy for clients and projects throughout Florida.

Proudly serving the following Florida counties:
Alachua, Bradford, Citrus, Columbia, Dixie, Gilchrist, Hamilton, Hernando, Lafayette, Lake, Levy, Marion, Putnam, Sumter, Suwannee and Union.

Contact Us

WellFlorida Council
1785 NW 80th Blvd.
Gainesville, FL 32606
P: 352-313-6500
F: 352-313-6515
E: info@wellflorida.org