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June: National Men’s Health Month

June is National Men’s Health Month. Men, on average, live shorter lives than women and are less likely to seek regular health care. Here are some ways to get involved:…

Jacksonville Birthing Project Second Annual Baby Shower

The Jacksonville Birthing Project’s Second Annual Baby Shower will take place on Saturday June 25th at 11am. Participants can look forward to raffles, prizes and games. There will also be information…

Atlantic Hurricane Season begins June 1 — Hurricane Resources for Families

The Atlantic Hurricane Season officially starts June 1. Pregnant women and their families in Northeast Florida should take special precautions to ensure safety in case of a severe weather event.…

EPA to host environmental community conversations in New Town

Neighborhood businesses in the New Town Success Zone will be available to meet with residents Thursday June 23 at Edward Waters College to address environmental community concerns. The meeting will…

2011 Man Up for Health Event

The Healthy Jacksonville Men’s Health Coalition is hosting a men’s health event, encouraging individuals to make  the commitment to “man up” for their health. The event will kick off with a…

Healthy Start Recognized by March of Dimes for Fundraising Efforts

Northeast Florida Healthy Start proudly accepted an award from the March of Dimes Thursday night following their annual fundraising event, the First Coast March for Babies. The award recognized Healthy Start…

Spotlight: Ladies of Prestige become Lay Health Advocates

The Make a Noise! Make a Difference! campaign to prevent infant mortality has most recently reached the Ladies of Prestige at Florida State College of Jacksonville. Located at North Campus,…

Healthy Start, March of Dimes initiative focuses on last weeks of pregnancy

The Florida March of Dimes has awarded the Florida Association of Healthy Start Coalitions (FAHSC) funding to implement a consumer education campaign to increase understanding of the importance of the…

Responsible Fatherhood program partners with Department of Revenue

Training on responsible fatherhood and a mother’s role in the father-child relationship is now available to men and women through a new partnership with the Department of Revenue’s (DOR) Child Support…

Coalition awarded funding for Nurse-Family Partnership

The Coalition received funding to establish a Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) program under a new federal initiative supporting evidence-based home visiting programs. One of five projects funded as part of Florida’s…