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Baker County Infant Mortality Awareness Month Baby Shower

The Baker County Infant Mortality Task Force & Substance-exposed Newborn Workgroup hosted a community baby shower Sunday, September 29 during National Infant Mortality Awareness Month to provide education and awareness…

2019 Magnolia Project & Healthy Start Community Baby Shower

Healthy moms, dads and babies were celebrated at the third annual Magnolia Project & Healthy Start Community Baby Shower, sponsored by State Representative Tracie Davis, on Saturday, September 28. The event was held…

Living My Best Life: 2019 Home Visiting Symposium

Nurse home visitors, nursing students and care coordinators from maternal and child health programs across the region gathered for “Living My Best Life,” the 2019 Northeast Florida Home Visiting Symposium…

2019 Healthy Families Jacksonville Graduation

Twenty-five little ones and their parents graduated from Healthy Families Jacksonville on Thursday, September 26 at the Legends Center. Moms, dads and their children were presented with a certificate and…

Baby Shoes: Infant Mortality Awareness Month Memorial

The Healthy Start Coalition is commemorating the 147 babies who died before their first birthday in 2018 in Northeast Florida with a special Baby Shoes Memorial at Jacksonville City Hall…

Guest Post: Preventing sleep-related deaths in Northeast Florida

Drs. Sara and Jason Largen are pediatricians in Jacksonville with Ascension St. Vincent’s and members of the Northeast Florida Safe Sleep Task Force. They have written a joint guest post…

Women of Influence: Faye Johnson

The following article was written by the Jacksonville Business Journal based on their honoring of our CEO, Faye Johnson, for being a Women of Influence for the work she has…

2019 Baby Buggy Walk in the Park

Families, volunteers and health fair vendors enjoyed a Saturday morning full of health, wellness and fun activities at the sixth annual Healthy Start Baby Buggy Walk in the Park on…

Hurricane Preparedness: Pregnant Women and Families

IMPORTANT NUMBERS: Emergencies: Call 9-1-1 To speak with a Healthy Start worker call 904-723-5422 While we can’t say which way the wind will blow Tropical Storm Dorian, we want to…

Meet our staff: Elizabeth Golden

Elizabeth Golden has worked at the Coalition for over two years as the executive assistant to CEO Faye Johnson. When Elizabeth heard the vision of the Coalition from Mrs. Johnson,…