WellFlorida Council Blog

Columbia and Hamilton County Community Health Survey

The Florida Department of Health in Columbia and Hamilton counties, in partnership with WellFlorida Council, the local health planning council for North Central Florida, are encouraging county residents, healthcare providers and others to share their views on health by taking …

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Contact Safe Routes to School for Events, Training and Grants

Safe Routes to Schools (SRTS) is a statewide program funded by the Florida Department of Transportation. WellFlorida Council provides SRTS in North Central Florida and the Big Bend area. SRTS aims to create safe, convenient and fun opportunities for children …

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Florida’s Young Parents and their Children

183,000 children in Florida have young parents ages 18 to 24. These young parents need to be able to complete their education and increase their employment skills to ensure they can support their families and promote their children’s healthy development.

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WellFlorida Council Wins 2018 National Health Information Award

WellFlorida Council was selected as a winner in the 25th anniversary National Health Information AwardsSM. This program recognizes the nation’s best consumer health information programs and materials. Marketing materials and health information for Heathy Start received a Merit …

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Trauma Agency Meeting

The next Trauma Agency General meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 12 from 1:30 to 3 p.m. at the Dixie County Emergency Operations Center located at 17600 SE Highway 19 in Cross City. This is going to be

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State Consumer Health Information and Policy Advisory Council

Please join us at the State Consumer Health Information and Policy Advisory Council. The meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, September 26, 2018, from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm, with an hour allotted for lunch. The meeting address and

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DSME Mini-Grant Funding Opportunity

Diabetes Self-Management Education (DSME) Mini-Grant Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) FY 2018-2019

Diabetes Self-Management Education
People with diabetes who complete a diabetes self-management education (DSME) class are better able to manage their disease and prevent or delay complications. DSME is NOT …

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NCF CARE Consortium Lunch and Learn on Medical Marijuana and Truvada for PrEP

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Improving Health Challenges for Rural Youth

By Morris Sherman, Safe Routes to School coordinator at WellFlorida Council

The youth in rural communities face various challenges related to health and safety. Rural youth face higher levels of physical inactivity and obesity than urban counterparts (1, 2), higher …

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Cultural Competency and Cancer Disparities Training

Join North Central Cancer Control Collaborative and WellFlorida for the Regional Cultural Competency and Cancer Disparities Training on May 14.

Earn 2 CEUs, gain valuable information and enjoy light refreshments at this free event.

From 1 to 4 p.m. …

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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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