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Highest cancer mortality death rates in Florida? New report finds North Central Florida on top

Columbia County Observer
By Stew Lilker

According to the recently released WellFlorida Council North Central Florida Cancer Report 2016, North Central Florida has the highest cancer mortality rates in the state. Other than Alachua County, the home of the University

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Report shows cancer death rates high in North Central Florida compared to state

WellFlorida News Release
North Central Florida has the highest cancer mortality rates in the state, according to the recently released North Central Florida Cancer Report 2016  by WellFlorida Council.

The report, produced for the North Central Florida Cancer Control Collaborative …

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Upcoming event and report focus on cancer in North Central Florida

WellFlorida News Release

The public is invited to attend a “Lunch and Learn” on a cancer-related topic and hear a summary on the status of cancer in North Central Florida on Oct. 19 at Health Street, 2401 SW Archer Road …

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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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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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