WellFlorida Council Blog

Webinars: Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support

WellFlorida and the Suwannee River Area Health Education Center are sponsoring a Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support (DSMES) webinar series that will feature two different dates and topics presented by Mary Ann Hodorowicz RD, LDN, MBA, CDE, CEC.

The first …

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Florida Rural Health Educational Summit

The 24th Annual Rural Health Educational Summit will be held from March 27 to 28 at the Rosen Plaza Hotel in Orlando. The summit, hosted by the Florida Rural Health Association (FRHA), will focus on “Rural Florida: Healthcare, Politics …

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County Health Profiles Provide Overview of Region’s Health Status

WellFlorida Council recently updated health data for each North Central Florida county and the collective region.

WellFlorida provides annual county health profiles to help residents and community leaders get an accurate overview of each county’s health status, and how it …

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Florida Safe Routes to School

Florida Safe Routes to School urges children to be active while teaching them about traffic safety

In an effort to reduce the risk of diabetes, obesity and other health issues, WellFlorida’s newest program Safe Routes to School (SRTS) will encourage

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2018 Area 3/13 Ryan White and HOP Survey

The North Central Florida CARE Consortium is encouraging persons infected with HIV to indicate their satisfaction with the care they received in 2017 from our Ryan White clinics, medical case management, eligibility and our HOP (housing) programs by taking the …

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Free Training: Improve Patient Care Through Collaboration

Rural Health Partnership, WellFlorida Council and the Florida Department of Health are hosting a free course entitled Critical Access Hospitals and Regional Trauma SystemPartners Improve Patient Care Through Collaboration. The agenda for this training session will include:

Regional Trauma Plan…

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DSME Mini-Grant Funding Awarded

WellFlorida Council is pleased to announce that the following agencies have been awarded Diabetes Self-Management Education (DSME) mini-grants:

Florida Department of Health in Alachua County 

Accent Endocrinology

Thank you to all of those who applied, and congratulations to the awardees!…

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World AIDS Day

On December 1, World AIDS Day, we recognize the fact that more than 1 million Americans have HIV, and about 1 in 7 of them don’t know it. According to, southern states bear the greatest burden of HIV, accounting

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Professional Development: Maternal and Infant Health Topics

These FREE online and on-site events are being offered to home visiting staff from MIECHV-funded programs and their community partners serving families with young children. Please take advantage of these great opportunities to update your knowledge and skills, gain insight

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Upcoming Training Sessions: Safe Routes to School

Safe Routes to School is scheduling trainings for teachers and community professionals in Bradford, Columbia, Gilchrist, Levy, Putnam and Union counties. The purpose of the trainings is to teach those who work with children about bicycle and pedestrian safety. Attendees

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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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