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Community Baby Shower 2021

The fifth annual Community Baby Shower was held September 25th for pregnant and new moms at Pearl Plaza, home to host the Magnolia Project and Healthy Start/the Community Programs Office.…

Nurse-Family Partnership Class of 2021 Graduates

The NEFL Nurse-Family Partnership program celebrated 59 families at a drive-thru graduation on October 2 at UF Health Jacksonville. The families — two-year old children and their mothers — are…

WELLcome Home program enters second year

The WELLcome Home program, a universal nurse home visiting initiative in collaboration with Baptist Health and Wolfson Children’s Hospital, is entering it second year of providing new moms with a…

ROSE Project begins peer recovery services for families in home visiting

The Coalition now offers peer recovery services to moms enrolled in home visiting programs, emphasizing a team approach to best meet the needs of pregnant and parenting women with current…

COVID-19 & Pregnancy: Keep up to date on the latest guidance

Update 8.27.2021: The March of Dimes addresses a number of vaccination myths related to COVID-19 on their News Moms Need blog. Update 8.20.2021: The  National Institutes of Health (NIH) provides…

Open Position: FDOH Duval Healthy Start Senior Registered Nurse

The Florida Department of Health Duval County is hiring a Healthy Start Senior Registered Nurse. The job posting will close on 7/22/2021. Visit the People First website to find the…

Meet our staff: Triqana Powell

Triqana Powell is a case manager with the Magnolia Project, providing services to moms before, during and after pregnancy in Jacksonville’s highest risk infant mortality zip codes. She joined the…

Magnolia Project expands partnership with Agape

The Magnolia Project has expanded its partnership with Agape Family Health Services to provide a full array of prenatal, well-woman and primary care services at its two community-based locations. Agape…

Magnolia Project celebrates National Women’s Health Week 2021

The Magnolia Project celebrated National Women’s Health Week May 9-15th with activities around nutrition, mental health, health screenings, fatherhood and concluded with an open house highlighting the services the program…

Coalition featured in Early Childhood Health Equity Landscape Project brief: Embedding equity in early childhood initiatives

The Northeast Florida Healthy Start Coalition was one of eight initiatives featured in a brief entitled “Embedding Equity in Early Childhood Initiatives.” As part of the larger Early Childhood Health…