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Open Position: Magnolia Project Case Manager

The Northeast Florida Healthy Start Coalition is accepting applications for a Magnolia Project Case Manager. The position will coordinate preconceptional and interconceptional services for non-pregnant high-risk women. The Magnolia Case…

FIMR Report: Unsafe sleep growing concern for infant deaths

A growing number of sleep-related deaths has led to new recommendations from the NEFL Fetal & Infant Mortality Review to address these largely preventable deaths. FIMR also recommended educating the community…

Magnolia Project hosts inaugural community baby shower

More than a 100 women and their families came out to October 7 to celebrate babies at the inaugural community baby shower, sponsored by State Rep. Tracie Davis. Attendees received…

2017 Baby Buggy Walk in the Park

Despite encountering some rain, families, vendors and volunteers came out for a great time, shortened walk and health fair at the fourth annual Baby Buggy Walk in the Park on…

Open Position: Communications & Community Engagement Coordinator

The Northeast Florida Healthy Start Coalition is accepting applications for a Communications & Community Engagement Coordinator. The position works with the Director of Development to support communications and outreach strategies…

Healthy Families Jacksonville holds first graduation

Eight kids and their parents graduated from the Healthy Families Jacksonville program on September 28, one year after the Coalition was awarded the contract for the program. The graduation took…

Coalition receives funding from The Chartrand Family Fund for group parenting classes

The Healthy Start Coalition received a two-year grant from The Chartrand Family Fund at The Community Foundation for Northeast Florida to provide group parenting classes for families with new babies. The Coalition will…

Infant Mortality Awareness: Meet Lori Pope

Lori Pope is a participant in the Azalea Project, a special initiative that works to reduce risk-taking behavior in substance abusing pregnant and parenting women. The project works to break…

Infant Mortality Awareness: Meet Natasha Wright

Natasha Wright is a participant in the Healthy Families Jacksonville program, an evidence-based support and coaching program that helps parents provide the safe and stable environments children need for healthy…

Infant Mortality Awareness: Meet Skyler Bailey

Skyler Bailey is a participant in the Magnolia Project, a federal Healthy Start initiative focused on improving the health of women before, during and after pregnancy in Jacksonville’s urban core.…