Archive for the ‘Health Planning’ Category

Hernando County residents encouraged to take survey

WellFlorida News Release

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 …

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Focus groups

Ocala Star Banner

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 and share their experiences about being pregnant and the care they …

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Marion County residents encouraged to share views on marketing messages

WellFlorida News Release

WellFlorida Council is conducting focus groups on marketing messages used in Marion County and how they contribute to the community’s health. All Marion County adult residents are invited. Participants will earn $20 for about two hours of …

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Presentation to review Alachua County’s pressing health issues

WellFlorida News Release

Alachua County’s most pressing health issues, as identified in a recent community health needs assessment by WellFlorida Council, will be the focus of a presentation on Wednesday, June 15, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Senior …

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Report on region’s health needs now available

Central Florida Health

Central Florida Health (CFH) recently released its Community Health Needs Assessment as part of the organization’s efforts to improve the health and wellness of the communities it serves.

Because CFH operates separate hospitals that serve both Leesburg …

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Participation needed for the Hernando County community health surveys

WellFlorida Council is conducting surveys to gauge the health of Hernando County. Community members, healthcare providers and business leaders are invited to share their views on health and healthcare in the county by taking a 10-minute survey. Community member survey …

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Alachua County to create a Children Services Advisory Board

April Warren
Gainesville Sun

From 2015 to 2016, Alachua County saw an increase in low weight births from 8.8 percent to 9 percent, according to the 2016 Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute County Health …

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Panel explores surge in HIV cases in Florida, law and policy response

Naomi L.P. Ardjomand-Kermani of WellFlorida Council Inc., St. Petersburg City Council member Steve Kornell, and Kristen Whitesell of Metro Wellness and Community Centers presented at Stetson law school on March 31 on the need for a law and policy response …

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Help us take a snapshot of our community’s health

Insider
By Laura Castro

If you live in Alachua County, please take a few minutes to complete a survey that will help UF Health and other local health care partners better understand and meet the long-term health needs of the …

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Alachua County drops in annual county health rankings

Gainesville Sun
By Christopher Curry

While still faring better than most of the state, Alachua County dropped several spots in the latest annual county-by-county ranking of residents’ health.

Neighboring rural counties – including Union, Putnam and Bradford – again ranked …

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