Blog

WellFlorida Council Blog

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 …

Read more

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 …

Read more

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 …

Read more

Join a discussion about being Black and pregnant in Marion County

hb_marion_fb1

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 …

Read more

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

Read more

Criminal Justice and Behavioral Health Needs Assessment

LSF Health has recently announced that the Criminal Justice, Mental Health and Substance Abuse (CJMHSA) Reinvestment grant application submitted on behalf of Hernando County has been awarded. The planning grant focuses on the needs of adults with mental health, substance …

Read more

Navigators in NCF help with Health Insurance Marketplace info and enrollment

Open enrollment for 2017 health plans through the Health Insurance Marketplace starts November 1 and ends January 31. Navigators in North Central Florida are available for free to answer questions and sign up for insurance through HealthCare.gov. For information, visit …

Read more

County Health Profiles

Health data for each county in North Central Florida and the collective region has recently been published on WellFlorida Council’s website. WellFlorida provides annual county health profiles to help residents and community leaders get a snapshot of the health status …

Read more

Local and State Surveys on HIV/AIDS

Individuals living with HIV infection are being encouraged to share their experiences through two anonymous surveys.

The Florida Department of Health is asking individuals to take the 2016 Florida HIV/AIDS Anonymous Needs Assessment Survey, a statewide survey conducted by …

Read more

WellFlorida Earns Gold National Health Information Award

WellFlorida Art Director and Communications Manager Jill Dygert recently earned a Gold Award from the 23rd Annual National Health Information Awards for a pregnancy and baby planner she designed and edited for Healthy Start and the Maternal, Infant and …

Read more

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