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Magnolia Project hosts federal Healthy Start regional meeting

hosted the Georgia and Florida federal Healthy Start grantees at a two-day regional meeting July 24th-25th, which provided an opportunity for the regional grantees to come together for strategizing, skill…

Open Position: Azalea Project Prevention Director

The Northeast Florida Healthy Start Coalition is accepting applications for a Prevention Director with the Azalea Project. The prevention director is responsible for the planning, coordination, implementation and evaluation of…

Coalition holds safe sleep training for community partners

The Coalition hosted a safe sleep training for home visitors and health care professionals to explore causes of sleep-related deaths on July 26. The training included a presentation by Dr.…

Guest Post: Three trimesters at the Coalition

Rejoice Asomugha recently completed the 2016-17 AmeriCorps term with the National Health Corps Florida program, an initiative of the Northeast Florida Healthy Start Coalition. She served 1700 hours and 10…

Fun in the sun: Protecting yourself and baby

In Northeast Florida, families spend many hours at the beaches, parks and zoo. Protection against the sun’s dangerous rays is important especially if you are pregnant or have young children.…

Make a Difference! Leadership Academy Spring 2017 class graduates

Six participants graduated as part of the Spring 2017 Make a Difference! Leadership Academy on June 8, the eighth class to finish the grassroots program, an initiative of the Magnolia…

National Health Corps Florida members complete their 2016-17 term

The 2016-17 class of National Health Corps Florida members completed their service term on July 21 and were recognized for their commitment to service and contributions to the community at…

Education and support: Key essentials for successful breastfeeding

The Healthy Start Coalition has launched new opportunities for mothers and babies to get the support and education they need to successfully breastfeed. Breastfeeding is beneficial for baby and mom,…

Guest Post: Are you the best YOU that you want to be?

Cyndia Estime and her fellow Spring 2016 graduates compiled the following information as their final community project.  We can all agree that we all have a beginning and an end. Overall,…

2nd Annual Fatherhood Barbecue Competition

Fatherhood PRIDE, an initiative of the Northeast Florida Healthy Start Coalition, hosted its 2nd Annual Fatherhood Barbeque Competition June 17. The competition began in 2016, as a way for fathers to bond…