Archive for the ‘WellFlorida’ Category

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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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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County population exhibits troubling health trend

Citrus County Chronicle

Just The Facts:
• To learn more about or join Citrus County’s Community Health Improvement Partnership, contact the Citrus County Health Department administrative office in Lecanto at 352-513-6004.

THE ISSUE: Citrus County scores slump in health surveys.…

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Educational summit focuses on substance abuse and behavioral health systems in region

WellFlorida News Release

Local health leaders are offering an educational forum on substance abuse and behavioral health systems in the region on April 4, 2019 from 10 a.m. to noon at the College of Central Florida Klein Conference Center in …

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Healthcare providers and residents invited to share views on health in Hernando County

Community members, healthcare providers and business leaders are invited to share their views on health and healthcare in the county by taking a 10-minute survey. WellFlorida Council is conducting the surveys on behalf of the Florida Department of Health in …

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National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day on Feb. 7. is a day to increase awareness about HIV among blacks/African Americans and encourage people to get involved in prevention efforts, get tested and get treatment if they are living with HIV.

Florida …

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Cancer support groups

The Guardian, Gainesville Sun

Are you or someone you care about in need of a cancer support group, transportation for medical treatments or financial assistance with prescription drugs?

Locate resources for these needs and more on the website:

The …

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Groups target HIV/AIDS stigma

The Guardian, Gainesville Sun
By Cleveland Tinker

With National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day coming up this week, local organizations and people living with HIV/AIDS hope to eradicate the stigma associated with the disease.

National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, observed Thursday, …

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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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