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Improve and increase the services your organization provides with a National Health Corps Florida member – apply to be a host site before February 7

Long Time Host Site for National Health Corps Florida Member: UF Health Jacksonville – Healthy Start Program For five years, UF Health Jacksonville has utilized National Health Corps Florida AmeriCorps …

I am a Healthy Start Employer: Coalition launches new business initiative

A large majority of parents — mothers, fathers, legal guardians — participate in the workforce. Because their quality of life, and that of their child or children, is directly impacted by the support they…

CenteringParenting connects moms at Magnolia

As four moms sat together around a blanket in the meeting room, their babies wiggling and cooing in the middle, they slowly realized their commonalities — the challenges of new…

Help remove the transportation barrier by donating to our minibus fund

Lack of transportation is one of the biggest disadvantages for a family needing to access healthcare, education and other services that will help every baby have a healthy start in…

Apply to be a host site for a National Health Corps Florida member to improve and increase the services your organization provides

First Time Host Site for National Health Corps Florida Member: Starting Point Behavioral Health One of Starting Point Behavioral Health’s  clients was 450 pounds and had no idea what contributed…

Make a Difference! Leadership Academy Fall 2017 class graduates

Six community residents graduated as part of the Fall 2017 Make a Difference! Leadership Academy on December 14, the ninth class to finish the grassroots program, an initiative of the…

Open Position: Magnolia Project Case Manager

The Northeast Florida Healthy Start Coalition is accepting applications for a Magnolia Project Case Manager. The position will coordinate preconceptional and interconceptional services for non-pregnant high-risk women. The Magnolia Case…

FIMR Report: Unsafe sleep growing concern for infant deaths

A growing number of sleep-related deaths has led to new recommendations from the NEFL Fetal & Infant Mortality Review to address these largely preventable deaths. FIMR also recommended educating the community…

Magnolia Project hosts inaugural community baby shower

More than a 100 women and their families came out to October 7 to celebrate babies at the inaugural community baby shower, sponsored by State Rep. Tracie Davis. Attendees received…

2017 Baby Buggy Walk in the Park

Despite encountering some rain, families, vendors and volunteers came out for a great time, shortened walk and health fair at the fourth annual Baby Buggy Walk in the Park on…