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WellFlorida earns Gold National Health Information Award

Gainesville Sun

WellFlorida, a regional health planning council, announced that its art director and communications manager Jill Dygert recently received a Gold award, which honors the nation’s best consumer health programs and materials. Dygert was recognized for a pregnancy and

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Nation’s best consumer health information materials recognized by 23rd Annual National Health Information Awards Program

News release
Health Information Resource Center

The nation’s best consumer health information programs and materials produced in 2015 have been announced following the 23rd annual National Health Information Awards (NHIA) program held in late spring, 2016. Entries were submitted by …

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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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Central Healthy Start, Inc., announces new provider of Healthy Start services in Hernando County

Healthy Start News Release

Kids Central, Inc. Awarded Contract to Provide Healthy Start Services in Hernando County, Florida
The Central Healthy Start Coalition covering Citrus, Hernando, Lake and Sumter counties is pleased to announce Kids Central, Inc. as the new …

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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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Please click here for common questions and answers: http://wellflorida.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/DSME-QA-Final.pdf

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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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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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