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Board working to launch baby visit program

Gainesville Sun
By Cleveland Tinker

Checking on newborns and mothers during the first week of a child’s life will be the top priority of a program developed by the Alachua County Children’s Services Advisory Board.

Starting its second year of …

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Suwannee, Lafayette residents invited to share views on health

Suwannee Democrat, Japer News, Mayo Free Press

LIVE OAK — The Florida Department of Health in Suwannee and Lafayette counties are looking for input from community members.

The DOH — in partnership with WellFlorida Council, the local health planning council …

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Lafayette and Suwannee County invited to share views on community health

The Florida Department of Health in Lafayette and Suwannee Counties, in partnership with WellFlorida Council, the local health planning council for North Central Florida, are encouraging community members to share their views on health by taking a 10-minute survey. The …

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Website lists local resources for cancer patients and caregivers

Sumter Shopper

Are you or someone you care about in need of a cancer support group, transportation for medical treatments or financial assistance with prescription drugs? Locate resources for these needs and more on the website www.CancerResourceGuideNCF.org. The Cancer Resource …

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Action Learning Collaborative Approach to Coordinated Intake and Referral

CityLights newsletter published by CityMatCH

Florida’s unique network of community-based Healthy Start Coalitions is providing a foundation for the development of local systems of care with a goal of linking at-risk families with services that best meet their preferences and

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March of Dimes awards grant to Healthy Start of North Central Florida

MARCH OF DIMES AWARDS GRANT TO HEALTHY START OF NORTH CENTRAL FLORIDA TO HELP IMPROVE THE HEALTH OF MOTHERS AND BABIES

March of Dimes
Healthy Start of North Central Florida

March of Dimes, whose mission is to improve the health …

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Oh, Baby! Gainesville Sun

Babies don’t come with instruction manuals but home-visiting programs may be the next best thing

New parents have too much to do, and not enough time to do it all. They are learning what is best for baby and their …

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Editorial: An investment in early childhood

Gainesville Sun
By Nathan Crabbe

Alachua County will soon see the benefits of making a greater investment in children long before they get to kindergarten — in fact, starting before they’re even born.

Last year, the County Commission created the …

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Summit will address early childhood challenges

Gainesville Sun
By Aida Mallard

Early childhood advocacy awareness, local programs and resources will take center stage at the Early Childhood Advocacy Summit with speakers, workshops and tips from experts, with networking and lunch in the mix.

Hosted by Innovative …

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Website lists local resources for cancer patients and caregivers

WellFlorida News Release

Are you or someone you care about in need of a cancer support group, transportation for medical treatments or financial assistance with prescription drugs? Locate resources for these needs and more on the website www.CancerResourceGuideNCF.org. The Cancer

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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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