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Diabetes Self‐Management Education (DSME)

Diabetes Self‐Management Education (DSME)
Mini‐Grant Funding Opportunity Announcement
(FOA) FY 2016 ‐ 2017
Deadline for application: August 8, 2016

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Health Rankings of Florida Counties

The Hernando Sun

By Kathryn Dentato

Jeff Feller, CEO of WellFlorida Council in Gainesville, shared good news about the health of Hernando County residents with the BOCC. The health rankings measure specific health indicators/influences and compare them with other counties …

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Editorial: A grocery store for the westside

The Ocala Star Banner

A proposal to build a grocery store and small shopping center in the heart of Ocala’s westside would benefit the community from both health and convenience standpoints and is in keeping with the city’s long-running efforts …

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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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Surveys seek insights into children’s services in Alachua County

Gainesville Sun

WellFlorida Council is conducting surveys to gauge services for children age 5 and under in Alachua County. Parents and guardians can win a $50 VISA gift card by taking the Parent/Guardian Children’s Services Survey. Healthcare providers, day care …

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CommunityHealth IT joins Florida’s Health Information Exchange

AHCA Communications Office

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, the Agency for Health Care Administration (Agency) announced that CommunityHealth IT will join the Florida Health Information Exchange (Florida HIE). CommunityHealth IT is the most recent addition to the Florida HIE program’s Patient …

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Team Florida

Explore Magazine
By Joseph Kays

David Nelson is a team player.

“I’ve always enjoyed team sports,” Nelson says, “Growing up, I hated cross country, I hated swimming. I played basketball and volleyball and focused most on soccer.”

He played soccer …

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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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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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