The Florida Department of Health in Citrus County (DOH-Citrus), in partnership with the Citrus County Community Charitable Foundation, has kicked off its months-long Community Health Needs Assessment process.
WellFlorida Council, a nonprofit agency which works with 16 counties in North Central Florida, is facilitating the needs assessment for Citrus County.
The assessment will seek input from community members through one-on-one interviews, surveys and in-person focus groups.
The final product will identify the community’s health priorities and needs for the county at large which will in turn guide […]
WellFlorida Council was selected as a winner in the 29th annual National Health Information Awards. This program recognizes the nation’s best consumer health information programs and materials.
The Nurse-Family Partnership® and NAS Campaign received a Merit Award for Consumer Decision Making Information. The campaign consisted of the publication More Hope, cards, display banners and videos. Jill Dygert of WellFlorida provided creative direction and design for the campaign. Videos were created by Gordon Yurk of Emergent Video. More Hope was adapted and authored by Healthy […]
Hernando County residents, community-based organizations, social service providers and healthcare professionals are invited to take a 10-minute survey to help identify the region’s most pressing health concerns. The Community Health Needs Assessment Survey is being conducted by local health planning council WellFlorida Council, in partnership with Florida Department of Health.
The community survey for residents at least 18 years old is available in English and Spanish at https://tinyurl.com/33hjfwk2. Providers of health-related services are encouraged to take the provider survey at https://tinyurl.com/23ma6kj6. Both surveys will […]
Attention First Responders and First Responder Families:
We want to hear from you! Join us for a workshop-style event that aims to broaden behavioral health and wellness supports for first responders, and battle stigma and other barriers to care.
The Building a Successful BHAP for First Responder Readiness event welcomes all active and former first responders (including fire fighters, law enforcement, paramedics, EMTs, and emergency call center operators), first responder family members and first responder agency leaders. There is no cost to attend. Continental breakfast and boxed lunches […]
Are you a first responder (firefighter, paramedic, emergency medical technician, law enforcement officer or public safety telecommunicator)? As a former or current first responder, your perspectives and experiences are important. This survey will be used to inform regional strategic planning efforts to address the mental health needs of first responders and their families. Please share your perspectives with us by completing this survey and by sharing it with other first responders in the northeast region of Florida.
The LSF Northeast Region First Responder Regional Support Project […]
Central and North Central Florida Healthy Start have partnered with University of Florida Master of Public Health students to survey pregnant women and new moms about a free community doula program. Doulas are non-medical professionals who help moms through labor, and provide emotional, physical and information support to her and her new family. Healthcare providers, community agencies, faith-based organizations and others are encouraged to share the survey with clients and patients. And, of course, pregnant women and new moms are invited to participate! The survey […]
2022 DSME Mini-Grant Opportunity Instructions
Printable Application for Planning Only
Online Mini-Grant Application (Survey Monkey)
2022 DSME Question and Answer Session Notes
This is a mini-grant ranging from $5,000 to $20,000 to establish, build, achieve accreditation for, sustain, increase access to, or expand Diabetes Self-Management Education programs serving adults in Florida.
Q&A Conference Call: Friday, July 22, 2022, 11:00 AM-12:00 PM ET (see Opportunity Instructions above for Meeting ID and Passcode).
Deadline for applications is August 12, 2022.
The grant period is from approximately September 15, 2022-June […]
WellFlorida’s annual publication North Central Florida County Health Profiles provides the health status of the 16 counties we serve as the region’s local health planning council — Alachua, Bradford, Citrus, Columbia, Dixie, Gilchrist, Hamilton, Hernando, Lafayette, Lake, Levy, Marion, Putnam, Sumter, Suwannee and Union. The County Health Profiles offer a snapshot of each county’s health data, and how the counties compare to each other, the region and the state. Learn more.
Dixie, Gilchrist and Levy County residents, community-based organizations, social service providers and healthcare professionals are invited to take a 10-minute survey to help identify the region’s most pressing health concerns. The Community Health Needs Assessment Survey is being conducted by local health planning council WellFlorida Council, in partnership with Florida Department of Health.
The community survey for residents at least 18 years old is available in English and Spanish. Six community survey participants have the opportunity to win $50. Providers of health-related services are encouraged to […]
North Central Florida Cancer Control Collaborative’s upcoming meeting will provide an overview on HPV and why it matters. The special guest presenter for the meeting is Martina Murphy, MD, Associate Professor, UF Department of Medicine and Program Director, UF Hematology/Oncology Fellowship.
The NCFCCC meeting and presentation will be on Thursday, May 26, 2022, at 12:00 PM via Zoom. Registration is required. Please register in advance for this meeting at:
WHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND:
• Human papilloma virus (HPV) infection is the most common and widespread sexually […]