WellFlorida News

Safety Net Directory provides resources for Floridians in “coverage gap”

WellFlorida News Release

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (Dec. 15)— WellFlorida Council has published the Safety Net Healthcare Providers Directory, a comprehensive listing of free and low-cost healthcare providers in North Central Florida.

The directory was created by WellFlorida to address the needs …

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Healthy Edge: Cut Your Sugar, Sugar!

Senior Times Magzine
by Kendra Siler-Marsiglio

The holidays are upon us again.

Every way we turn, we’ll be faced with sweets. Here’s how you can cut your sugar over the holidays — and every day thereafter.

Sugar is a double-edged …

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Monday is key date for Affordable Care Act enrollment

The Gainesville Sun
By Christopher Curry

While health insurance enrollment through the Affordable Care Act continues until Feb. 15, Monday is a key date.

For those who do not now have health insurance through the ACA but plan to enroll,

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Insurance deadline is next week

Special to The Gaiensville Sun
By Lauren Vagelakos

Open enrollment for the second year of the Health Insurance Marketplace began on Nov. 15 of this year. During open enrollment, consumers are able to log on to and view plans …

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Navigators available to help with health insurance questions

The Gainesville Sun 

A certified HealthCare Navigator will be available at seven Alachua County Library District locations through Feb. 15 to provide information about health insurance options available under the Affordable Care Act as well as to help people sign …

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Get help with enrolling in health care plan

The Guardian
By Aida Mallard

Do you have health insurance? If not, why not take advantage of the Community Health Enrollment event with Affordable Health Care Act Navigators to help you enroll in a health plan to fit your needs …

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Navigators help residents get health insurance as December deadline approaches

WellFlorida News Release

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (Dec. 1, 2014)—Health Insurance Marketplace Navigators will be available to help individuals, families and businesses throughout the region obtain affordable health insurance for the second Open Enrollment period. Open enrollment runs until Feb.15, but in …

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Free HIV Tests on North Lawn

Independent Florida Alligator
By Taylor Russell

UF’s pre-health honor society and a local health nonprofit organization are teaming up to host an HIV testing and sexual health awareness event for the first time today.

The WellFlorida Council will be administering

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Editorial: A healthier start

The Gainesville Sun

Based on its grade of D on the recent March of Dimes Premature Birth Report Card, Florida needs to do more to avoid the health and societal risks linked to preterm births.

Florida received the grade based

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Health care enrollment begins

Citrus County Chronicle
By Abdon Sidibe

Today is the kick-off of a three-month period when those without health insurance can get it. Officials with the Affordable Care Act are hoping to enroll up to one million Floridians.

Florida was one …

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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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