Press Releases

10.13.2014: Report on status of fetal and infant deaths in Northeast Florida to be released

09.03.2014: Northeast Florida Healthy Start Coalition to host inaugural Jacksonville Baby Buggy Walk in the Park in recognition of Infant Mortality Awareness Month

09.02.2014: The Magnolia Project, an initiative of the Northeast Florida Healthy Start Coalition, is one of 87 organizations nationally to receive funding from HHS to reduce infant mortality

08.04.2014: Rounds at the Grounds: All Star Line Up Announced for The Rounds at The Grounds benefitting The Northeast Florida Healthy Start Coalition

08.01.2014: Northeast Florida Healthy Start Coalition announces their first baby graduation

07.07.2014: Rounds at the Grounds: Duval County School Superintendent is among “All Stars” playing for The Northeast Florida Healthy Start Coalition

06.04.2014: Rounds at the Grounds: Celebrating the “All Stars” of The Northeast Florida Healthy Start Coalition

In the News

12.14.2014: Infant mortality requires action by community

12.01.2014: Making a difference: Non-profit leaders & the community

11.26.2014: We should be alarmed by Northeast Florida’s infant mortality rate

11.14.2014: Spike in infant abuse deaths brings focus on poverty, other stresses faced by some Jacksonville families

10.16.2014: Report: More Northeast Florida babies die before their first birthday, culprits include smoking, unsafe sleep places

10.16.2014: Fetal and infant death rates up in Northeast Florida

10.16.2014: NE Fla. infant mortality rate rose in 2013

09.05.2014: FL groups get $4.7M for Healthy Start 

08..15.2014: First Coast Living: Rounds at the Grounds

08.14.2014: Rounds at the Grounds

08.09.2014: Planned Parenthood of North Florida about more than abortion services

08.06.2014: Three former Jacksonville Jaguars, two Vittis and a Brown to compete in benefit softball game

08.02.2104: Nurse Family Partnership

07.28.2014: Preparing Teens to Be Leaders, in Teen Pregnancy Prevention and Beyond

06.23.2014: Bright Idea: Florida youth leadership and teen pregnancy prevention go hand in hand

06.10.2014: Helping pregnant women keep babies alive

05.29.2014: Lauded for breastfeeding policies

03.18.2014: Racial Divide Lingers: Pre-term birth rates higher for black babies in Northeast Florida