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National Public Health Week

Changing our health means ensuring conditions where everyone has the opportunity to be healthy. We all have a role to play:

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Health must be a priority in designing our communities, from healthy housing …

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Hernando County Survey

Adults, age 18 and older, and adults with family members, who have a mental health illness and/or drug or alcohol problem are encouraged to take a brief online survey. Survey results will be used to improve behavioral health services in …

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NCFCCC Meeting on March 29

Please join North Central Florida Cancer Control Collaborative (NCFCCC) Wednesday, March 29, 2017 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. for our 3rd quarter meeting, to be held via conference call. Join the call to learn about our exciting upcoming events …

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A Healthy Start Winter Issue Released

Central Healthy Start and Healthy Start of North Central Florida have released the winter issue of A Healthy Start. Designed for pregnant women and mothers with children up to age three, the bulletins are published by WellFlorida Council and …

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23rd Annual Rural Health Educational Summit

The 23rd Annual Rural Health Educational Summit, hosted by Florida Rural Health Association (FRHA), will be held from Feb. 28 to March 1 at the University of North Florida Adam W. Herbert University Center in Jacksonville, Florida. The Summit …

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CI&R Connects Families to Services

Coordinated Intake and Referral (CI&R) is a program supported by the Florida Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting Initiative (MIECHV) and provided by Healthy Start of North Central Florida Coalition. CI&R joins families with children ages 5 and under …

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Cancer in North Central Florida

North Central Florida has the highest cancer mortality rate in the state, according to the North Central Florida Cancer Report 2016  produced by WellFlorida for the North Central Florida Cancer Control Collaborative (NCFCCC). The report includes a wide range of …

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World Cancer Day is Feb. 4

Coordinated by UICC, World Cancer Day is embracing the tagline ‘We can. I can.’ and explores how everyone—as a collective or as individuals—can do their part to reduce the global burden of cancer. Just as cancer affects everyone …

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Join a discussion about being Black and pregnant in Marion County

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African American/Black women in Marion County who are pregnant or have had a baby in the last five years are invited to participate in a focus group. Focus group participants will be asked to share their experiences about being pregnant …

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Lunch and Learn about advances in breast cancer

North Central Florida Cancer Control Collaborative (NCFCCC) and Cancer Connections are hosting a Lunch and Learn on Dec. 14, 2016 from 12 to 1 p.m. at Health Street, 2401 SW Archer Road, Gainesville. The topic is Advances in Breast

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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.

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