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A night of stress relief at the museum

Community members gathered to better understand toxic stress and identify activities to address it at an On the Pulse event at the Museum of Science & History (MOSH) on Friday,…

Guest Post: Access to health care and the effect on infant mortality

September is National Infant Mortality Awareness Month. The Coalition focuses on  preventing infant mortality by reflecting on efforts made in the community to provide a healthy start for every baby…

Healthy Start Coalition trains care providers in innovative group-care model

The Northeast Florida Healthy Start Coalition hosted a training on August 20-21 for medical providers to expand the services of the evidence-based Centering model of health care to improve the…

2018 Baby Buggy Walk in the Park

Families, vendors and volunteers experienced a morning of family fun filled with a short walk, health fair and kid’s activities at the Fifth Annual Baby Buggy Walk in the Park…

New analysis shows the age of first-time moms is influenced by socioeconomic status, causes cyclical effect

The New York Times conducted a study measuring data over four decades of births, showing that while the national average age of first-time moms has increased, factors such as location,…

Guest Post: Connecting families to prevent infant mortality

September is National Infant Mortality Awareness Month. The Coalition focuses on  preventing infant mortality by reflecting on efforts made in the community to provide a healthy start for every baby…

NEFL Nurse-Family Partnership wins Top Performance Award at state level

On August 14, our Northeast Florida Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) team won the Top Performance award in recognition of outstanding, all-around performance implementing the national Nurse-Family Partnership model. Nurse-Family Partnership is…

Meet our staff: Mitchell Miles

Mitchell Miles has been a case manager at Fatherhood PRIDE since November 2017. He wanted to work with Fatherhood because of the trainings the program uses to help dads become…

Healthy Families Jacksonville launches new career pilot program in support of participants’ goals

The Northeast Florida Healthy Start Coalition launched the Pathway to Your Career Program on August 17, allowing women who participate in Healthy Families Jacksonville to learn professional skills that guide…

Open Position: Florida Department of Health Clay County Social Services Counselor

Working Title: Social Services Counselor Posting Closing Date: Sep 7, 2018 Location: Green Cove Springs, FL, US, 32043 Agency: Department of Health Program: Healthy Start Salary:  $30,858.10 – $31,477.42  APPLY HERE WITH…