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Black History Month Highlight: Renisha Stewart

We want to recognize and celebrate Black History Month, which was created to commemorate the contributions to our nation made by people of African descent. As part of the celebration,…

Make a Difference! Leadership Academy graduates virtual class

“Because of what I learned about my personal leadership style, I understand that if I make adjustments to how I deal with people I can possible bring change in my…

Connect Highlight: Helping through language barriers

“Connect”ing families to care: Connect is a one-stop entry point for home visiting services for moms and babies. Connect utilizes the universal prenatal and infant screens and referrals to streamline…

New Coalition officers and members elected at 2021 annual meeting

The Coalition elected new officers and members at its annual meeting January 28. The Coalition also released the 2020 Annual Report. The new 2021 Board officers are: Pauline Drake, Esq.,…

Meet our staff: Susan Douglas

Susan Douglas is the WELLcome Home Universal Nurse Home Visitor with the Coalition. She joined the team in March 2020 and provides education and support to women who deliver at…

“Connect”ing families to care

Connect is a one-stop entry point for home visiting services for moms and babies. Connect utilizes the universal prenatal and infant screens and referrals to streamline access to community services…

Duval County, Florida receive “D” grade in prematurity from March of Dimes

Both Florida and Duval County received poor remarks for their rates of premature birth, netting D’s on the 2020 March of Dimes Premature Birth Report Card, released during Prematurity Awareness Month. Florida,…

Open Position: FDOH Nassau Healthy Start Home Visitor

The Florida Department of Health Nassau County is hiring a Healthy Start Home Visitor (OPS Human Services Counselor). The job posting will close on 11/26/2020.  Interested applicants can apply here.

Meet our staff: Pamela Griffin

Pamela Griffin is a Family Partner with the Connect coordinated intake and referral program, connecting families to the home visiting service that works best for them. She has worked for…

Request for Proposals: Infant Mortality Social Marketing Campaign

The Northeast Florida Healthy Start Coalition is seeking proposals to expand and develop the “Make a Noise Make a Difference” messaging campaign, creative and media marketing tools/materials aimed at increasing…