WellFlorida News

Tower Road, babies, fairgrounds on county’s 2018 agenda

Gainesville Sun

Making Tower Road less bumpy could be key to making 2018 a smooth year for motorists who travel the road that’s been long slated for improvement.
Commission Chairman Lee Pinkoson, who has said after four terms on the …

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Get ready, get set, go! Babies compete in benefit Diaper Derby

Gainesville Sun
By Christopher Baldwin

Held Sunday at Sun Country Sports in Jonesville, the derby benefits the Alachua County Perinatal Mental Health Coalition’s All Bottoms Covered Diaper Bank program.

He came. He crawled. He conquered.

One-year-old Foster, in a series …

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Brad Rogers: Resolutions and statistics

Ocala Star Banner

Turns out, I have a gym membership. Oh, it’s not like I was completely clueless. I just chose to ignore it … since, oh, about 2012. I have good excuses (note the plural). I’m really busy. The …

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Ahead Of World AIDS Day, 26 Get Free HIV Testing At UF

By Randi Ziegler

Tessa Walters received what she considers the bare minimum of sex education in high school.

The vice president of Planned Parenthood Generation Action at UF, a student group, said she did learn about sexually transmitted infections …

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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 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
Healthy Start of North Central Florida

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

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