Archive for the ‘Rural Health’ Category

Bradford and Union County residents invited to take survey on community health

WellFlorida News Release

Bradford and Union county community members, including healthcare providers and businesses, are invited to share their views on health and healthcare by taking a 10-15 minute survey at https://wellflorida.org/surveys/.

The Community Health Survey is being conducted …

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Rural Health Conference Opportunity

Rural Health Partnership Board Members, General Members and Interested Parties:

On June 16, 2020, the National Rural Health Association, in lieu of its live annual Rural Health Equity Conference, will be holding a day-long virtual event in its place.

Rural …

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Expectant parents encouraged to attend Marion County’s annual baby shower event

Ocala-News.com

There’s good news for families expecting a new child – Marion County’s World’s Greatest Baby Shower is back for the fourth year in a row.

The free, educational event for expectant and new parents is being organized through the …

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Poverty Simulation Workshop Held In Lake City

WCJB TV 20

To help better understand the ones they serve, Columbia County health officials participated in a poverty simulation workshop.

Dozens of residents also attended the workshop, which was held at the Richardson Community Center in Lake City.“The event …

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Poverty Simulation Workshop aims to help participants understand poverty and initiate change

WellFlorida News Release

About 80 people experienced the virtual realities of poverty in a unique poverty simulation conducted today by the North Central Florida Cancer Control Collaborative and the Florida Department of Health in Colombia County.

The Community Action Poverty …

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Community Health Needs Assessments for Central Florida Health Service Area Now Available

WellFlorida News Release

Central Florida Health and WellFlorida Council have recently released reports that assess the health of Lake, Sumter and Marion counties. The reports provide data on the health of the region and identify priority issues for improvement. Two …

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Hamilton and Columbia County Community Health Assessment Now Available

The Florida Department of Health and WellFlorida Council have recently released Community Health Assessments for Columbia and Hamilton counties. The assessments for each county, which are accompanied by the 2019 Columbia and Hamilton County Community Health Assessment Technical Appendix, …

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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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Ocala summit addresses opioid addiction treatment gaps

Ocala Star Banner
By Carlos E. Medina

Panel: Behavioral health requires a more holistic approach to get people help earlier and reduce crisis situations.

Much of the focus on opioid addiction over the last couple of years has been on …

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Countywide survey wants views on health

Tampa Bay Times
Hernando County news briefs

Community members, health care providers and business leaders are invited to share their views on health and healthcare in Hernando County by taking a 10-minute survey. WellFlorida Council is conducting surveys on behalf …

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