Marion County residents, community-based organizations, social service providers and healthcare professionals are invited to take a 10-minute survey to help identify the county’s most pressing health concerns. The Community Health Needs Assessment Survey is being conducted by the region’s health planning council WellFlorida Council, in partnership with Florida Department of Health in Marion County and AdventHealth.
Two surveys will be available — one for the general community (https://tinyurl.com/MarionHealthSurvey) and one for providers of health-related services (https://tinyurl.com/MarionProviderSurvey). Surveys will be open until June 10, 2022.
The North Central Florida Trauma Agency has secured Daniel Sundahl to create a special presentation for first responders and those that work in trauma services in North Central Florida. This event will be held from 1:30 to 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 7. Mr. Sundahl, who is known throughout the United States and Canada, has put together a special presentation entitled Post Traumatic Growth: The Silver Lining around the Dark Side of Trauma.
The event is TOTALLY FREE as is the opportunity to earn […]
Seth Johnson | Main Street Daily News
Feb 22, 2022
Alachua County’s syringe exchange program currently waits for funding to begin implementation at local organizations like GRACE Marketplace, UF’s Mobile Outreach Clinic and Meridian Behavioral Health Services.
The Alachua County Board of County Commissioners discussed the program at Tuesday’s commission meeting.
The county finalized its partnership with WellFlorida in November 2021 for the service, just over two years after Florida Legislature passed a bill allowing syringe exchange programs.
However, legislation prohibits any state, county or city funds from financing […]
Registration is now open for the Florida Rural Health Association’s 26th Annual Rural Health Educational Summit.
FRHA 26th Annual Rural Health Educational Summit
April 5-6, 2022
Hilton UF Conference Center
Registration fee includes:
All educational sessions on April 5-6, continuing education credit, meal functions (breakfast, lunch and snack), and professional networking with exhibitors and colleagues.
Stay at the Summit venue and in the heart of Gainesville by booking a room at the Hilton University of Florida Conference Center. The group rate is $139 per night, […]
Please join the Rural Health Partnership of North Central Florida, as we have a special event planned with Scott Darius, Executive Director of Florida Voices for Health, on Monday, December 20 from 11 a.m. to noon.
Scott’s presentation will update community partners on the Florida healthcare landscape ahead of the 2022 Florida legislative session. We will focus on emerging health access and outcome legislation with a special eye on those issues that profoundly impact rural communities.
Those of you who were able to join us last year […]
Wednesday, December 8, 2021
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Virtual Meeting via Zoom
Registration Required. REGISTER HERE.
About the Speaker
Stephanie A. S. Staras, M.S.P.H., Ph.D., is an associate professor at the University of Florida, College of Medicine, Department of Health Outcomes and Biomedical Informatics and director of the department’s Division of Health Outcomes and Implementation Science. She is also a faculty member of the University of Florida’s Institute for Child Health Policy.
Dr. Staras is an expert in human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine implementation research. She […]
WellFlorida Council is expanding the services available for people living with HIV under the Ryan White program. In addition to our current case management agency, WellFlorida Council is now offering Ryan White medical case management in house to clients not currently receiving the service. Clients who enroll in WellFlorida’s medical case management program have access to treatment adherence counseling, support navigating healthcare and social service needs, copay assistance, dental care, mental health services, transportation assistance and access to a phone app created specifically for Ryan […]
There are more than 21 million individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) living in Florida today. In partnership with WellFlorida Council, Florida Developmental Disabilities Council, Inc. (FDDC) recently released three reports focusing on the state’s current status and goals to meet the needs of individuals with I/DD.
The Five Year State Plan 2022-2026 Comprehensive Review and Analysis offers an in-depth Florida profile of the current population and unmet needs of individuals with I/DD, available resources, and achievable goals for the state to reach increased […]
MIECHV/Parents as Teachers, a program of Healthy Start of North Central Florida, has earned the Parents as Teachers Blue Ribbon Affiliate endorsement for their dedicated teamwork, strategic planning and passionate service. Parents as Teachers home visiting model is a proven and effective program that helps build strong communities, thriving families, and children that are healthy, safe and ready to learn. Affiliates that earn the Blue Ribbon recognition have demonstrated that they deliver high-quality services to children and families. MIECHV/Parents as Teachers in Alachua and Marion […]
WellFlorida Council, in collaboration with Big Bend Health Council and The Health Planning Council of Southwest Florida, Inc., is pleased to announce that the following agencies have been granted funding for the development or expansion of Diabetes Self-Management Education programs for 2021/22:
• Ascension Sacred Heart Gulf
• Rural Health Care, Inc., Aza Health
• Bay Street Pharmacy
• Big Bend Area Health Education Center
• CINET, Inc.
• Core Health Partners
• Family Health Centers of Southwest Florida, Inc.
• Flagler County Free Clinic