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NEFL Teen Pregnancy Task Force Meeting

When: April 13, 2011 Location: Shands Jacksonville Towers, Mason Room, 580 W. 8th St., Jacksonville, FL 32209 Time: 4-5:30 pm As the NEFL Teen Pregnancy Task Force moves forward, they are…

Springing into Children’s Health Care

When: March 26, 2011 Location: 5801 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville, FL 32207 Time: 11am-2pm Hosted by: McDonald’s & K-Mart Sponsored by: Northeast Florida Healthy Start Coalition, St. Vincent’s Health Care, Florida…

New Town Success Zone Photographers Debut at ArtWalk

Community photographers from the New Town Success Zone are making their debut at the April Jacksonville Art Walk. Approximately 10 women participated in a PhotoVoice Project, entitled “Strengthening the Voices…

ReachUp, Inc. Hosting Conference May 12 & 13, 2011

Fathers play an important role in their children’s lives. ReachUp, Inc is hosting a conference on fatherhood in May to look at the impact dads can and will have on…

Backwards Until 2 – Latest Car Seat Recommendation

The AAP, a leading resource for child health information, released a new recommendation to keep children in a rear-facing car seat until they are 2 years old or have reached…

Florida Family Physician – Winter 2009

Florida Family Physician – Winter 2010

Smoking Cessation Classes Available for Healthy Start Moms

Is there a smoker in your household? Take action and give your baby a healthy start! Moms who smoke or who have family members who smoke can sign up for…

Florida KidCare

The children’s health care system in Florida ranks near the bottom of the country — particularly in health insurance rates. Statewide, 17.8 percent of children 18 and under in Florida…

Infant Mortality Rates Drop in Jacksonville

More of Jacksonville’s babies are making it to their first birthday. The city has seen a significant infant mortality decrease over the past 10 years. In 2009, 40 more babies…