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DSME Mini-Grant Awards

Diabetes Self-Management Education (DSME) Mini-Grant Funding Awards (FY 2018-2019):

University of Florida Board of Trustees

FDOH in Putnam

Heart of Florida Health Center

Dynamic Therapy and Wellness Services, Inc.

Accent Physician Specialists – Endocrinology Department

Diabetes Self-Management Education
People with …

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CHNAs Hold Key to Improving Community Health

By Haley Fretes, Public Relations Intern at WellFlorida Council

Community Health Needs Assessments (or CHNAs) are essential tools for those tasked with developing a health improvement plan for the community. A well-crafted CHNA provides a community with a snapshot of …

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What is PrEP?

By Haley Fretes, Public Relations Intern at WellFlorida Council

Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) is a comprehensive HIV prevention strategy where people at extremely high risk for HIV take daily HIV medications to lower their chances of getting infected from sex or …

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Central Florida Health Survey

Central Florida Health and WellFlorida Council are conducting surveys and focus groups in Lake, Sumter and Marion counties to gauge the health and health needs in the region. Results, along with research and health related data, will be made available …

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2018 County Health Profiles Now Available

WellFlorida Council recently released the 2018 health data for each county in North Central Florida and the collective region. A PDF version of the profiles along with additional health information is now available on the website.

WellFlorida Council provides annual …

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New Website for HIV Care Programs

WellFlorida Council is excited to announce the new website launch for HIV Care Programs, an optimal resource built to educate the public about healthcare and support services for people living with HIV in North Central Florida, HIV prevention and …

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National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day on Feb. 7. is a day to increase awareness about HIV among blacks/African Americans and encourage people to get involved in prevention efforts, get tested and get treatment if they are living with HIV.

Florida …

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Marion County Community Health Survey

The Marion County community—including residents, healthcare and social services providers, businesses and faith-based organizations—are invited to share their views on the county’s health and healthcare by taking this 10-minute survey. Participants will be entered to win a $30 gift card. …

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Alachua County Community Health Survey

The Alachua County community—including residents, healthcare and social services providers, businesses and faith-based organizations—are invited to share their views on the county’s health and healthcare by taking a 10-minute survey. Participants will be entered to win a $30 gift …

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World AIDS Day

Today, an estimated 1.2 million Americans have HIV. In 2016, the South accounted for more HIV diagnoses than all other regions (Northeast, West and Midwest) combined, representing 52 percent of all HIV and AIDS diagnoses in the U.S., according to …

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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.

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Alachua, Bradford, Citrus, Columbia, Dixie, Gilchrist, Hamilton, Hernando, Lafayette, Lake, Levy, Marion, Putnam, Sumter, Suwannee and Union.

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