Archive for the ‘Health Planning’ Category

Passage of local measures should inspire pride

Gainesville Sun Editorial

Alachua County voters have plenty to be proud about after Tuesday’s election, despite some state results that didn’t go the way many here had hoped.
Two county measures benefiting children passed Tuesday with strong support from voters. …

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Our kids can count on the Children’s Trust

Gainesville Sun
By Dorothy Thomas and Dorothy Benson

In the Nov. 6 election, Alachua County voters have the opportunity to create the Children’s Trust of Alachua County, which will solely focus on the health, well-being and success of our children.…

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Lafayette and Suwannee County invited to share views on community health

The Florida Department of Health in Lafayette and Suwannee Counties, in partnership with WellFlorida Council, the local health planning council for North Central Florida, are encouraging community members to share their views on health by taking a 10-minute survey. The …

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Action Learning Collaborative Approach to Coordinated Intake and Referral

CityLights newsletter published by CityMatCH

Florida’s unique network of community-based Healthy Start Coalitions is providing a foundation for the development of local systems of care with a goal of linking at-risk families with services that best meet their preferences and

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Hernando County residents encouraged to take survey

WellFlorida News Release

Adults, age 18 and older, and adults with family members, who have a mental health illness and/or drug or alcohol problem are encouraged to take a brief online survey. Survey results will be used to improve behavioral …

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Focus groups

Ocala Star Banner

Black women in Marion County who are pregnant or have had a baby in the last five years are invited to participate in a focus group and share their experiences about being pregnant and the care they …

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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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Presentation to review Alachua County’s pressing health issues

WellFlorida News Release

Alachua County’s most pressing health issues, as identified in a recent community health needs assessment by WellFlorida Council, will be the focus of a presentation on Wednesday, June 15, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Senior …

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Surveys seek insights into children’s services in Alachua County

Gainesville Sun

WellFlorida Council is conducting surveys to gauge services for children age 5 and under in Alachua County. Parents and guardians can win a $50 VISA gift card by taking the Parent/Guardian Children’s Services Survey. Healthcare providers, day care …

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Report on region’s health needs now available

Central Florida Health

Central Florida Health (CFH) recently released its Community Health Needs Assessment as part of the organization’s efforts to improve the health and wellness of the communities it serves.

Because CFH operates separate hospitals that serve both Leesburg …

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