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Healthy Start program staff receive training

The Healthy Start program , , and  participated in an annual regional training conducted by the Coalition on June 6th at Shands Jacksonville. The topics covered during the day-long workshop were the National Crime Stop…

Magnolia staff attend federal Healthy Start interconception event in D.C.

staff attended the Healthy Start Interconception Care Learning Community (ICC-LC) – Cycle III held in Washington, D.C, May 19 & 20. The purpose of the ICC – LC is to…

Latch On America: Milk for Thought taking action to empower breastfeeding moms

Milk for Thought will be traveling the country in a giant pink bus to promote breastfeeding and showcase what people are doing to support and empower breastfeeding moms. The organization…

NE Florida Counts Lunch & Learns planned

A Lunch & Learn is available to those interested in learning to maximize their use of the new community dashboard site NE Florida Counts. The first one will be in Jacksonville from Tuesday June…

Groundbreaking of Success Park in the New Town Success Zone

The New Town Success Zone partners will celebrate the groundbreaking of a new recreation area in the Northwest Jacksonville neighborhood on June 16 at 3 pm. The community partners will join Councilman Warren…

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…