Archive for the ‘WellFlorida’ Category

Alachua County Community Health Assessment 2020 Now Available

WellFlorida News Release

Alachua County’s most current health data and leading health concerns are featured in the recently released Alachua County Community Health Assessment 2020 by WellFlorida Council, the local health planning council of North Central Florida. The purpose of …

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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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COVID-19 Federal Rural Resource Guide

USDA and its Federal partners have programs that can be used to provide immediate and long-term assistance to rural communities affected by the COVID-19 outbreak. These programs can support recovery efforts for rural residents, businesses and communities through:

  • technical, training,
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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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Group aims to reduce the spread of HIV locally

The Gainesville Iguana

The High Impact Prevention (HIP) project by WellFlorida Council aims to decrease the spread of HIV and link HIV-infected individuals to prevention and care services in Alachua, Bradford, Columbia, Lake, Marion and Putnam counties. The program is …

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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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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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Proudly Serving

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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WellFlorida Council
1785 NW 80th Blvd.
Gainesville, FL 32606
P: 352-313-6500
F: 352-313-6515
E: info@wellflorida.org