The 2015-16 class of National Health Corps Florida members completed their term on July 25 and were recognized for their commitment to service and contributions to the community at a Recognition Ceremony on July 14.
Nineteen members completed the 46-week, 1,700-hour term, providing direct service in various public health-focused nonprofit and government partners in five counties in Northeast Florida, including Duval, Baker, Clay, Nassau and St. Johns counties.
Members took the time at the ceremony to reflect on their service. Each member, mentor and site was also recognized. Mentors then had the opportunity to thank the members for their service and efforts.
The 2015-16 sites were:
- Florida Department of Health — Baker County
- Florida Department of Health — Clay County
- Florida Department of Health — Duval County
- I.M. Sulzbacher Center
- NEFL Healthy Start Coalition
- River Region Human Services
- UF Health Jacksonville — Healthy Start
- Women’s Center of Jacksonville
- YMCA Duval County
- The Bridge of Northeast Florida
- THE PLAYERS Center for Child Health/Wolfson Children’s Hospital
- Baptist Health Social Responsibility Department
- Clay Behavioral Health Center
- Mental Health America of Northeast Florida
Recruitment for the 2016-17 term is underway. The new Corps will start in early September.