G.R.O.W. Doula Training Scholarship Opportunity – Deadline to Apply is June 21, 2023

Are you looking for a rewarding way to earn money while helping others? Do you enjoy working with mothers before, during and after they have a baby? Do you live in Alachua County? Healthy Start of North Central Florida has joined with Indian River County Healthy Start to offer the G.R.O.W. Doula training in Alachua … Continue reading “G.R.O.W. Doula Training Scholarship Opportunity – Deadline to Apply is June 21, 2023”

Current Job Opportunities

We are currently accepting applications for the following positions: NewboRN Home Visiting Program Family Partner – apply here! Connect Representative – apply here! Nurse-Family Partnership Nurse Home Visitor – apply here! Fetal and Infant Mortality Review (FIMR) Nurse Abstractor – apply here! NewboRN Home Visiting Program Weekend Family Partner – apply here!

A Call to Action: Help Our Community’s Babies Have More First Birthdays

Be a part of community-driven action to make meaningful changes to improve services, systems, and resources for families and reduce stillbirths and infant deaths. Connect with us to be on our Fetal and Infant Mortality Review Team (FIMR)! For information about FIMR, click here. For information about the Case Review Team (CRT), click here. For … Continue reading “A Call to Action: Help Our Community’s Babies Have More First Birthdays”

Community Doula Program Assessment

Healthy Start has teamed up with the University of Florida Masters of Public Health students to develop a Community Doula Program Needs Assessment and we need your help! We’d like for you to distribute the assessment to pregnant women and new mothers using the link or QR code provided below.  Perhaps you are pregnant or … Continue reading “Community Doula Program Assessment”

Recall of Certain Powdered Infant Formula – FDA

February 2022: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a press release alerting consumers to avoid purchasing or using certain powdered infant formula products produced in Abbott Nutrition’s facility in Sturgis, Michigan. The FDA is advising consumers not to use Similac, Alimentum, or EleCare powdered infant formulas if: The first two digits of the … Continue reading “Recall of Certain Powdered Infant Formula – FDA”

Free Zoom CPR & Home Safety Training

The NewboRN Home Visiting program (NHV) has partnered with Health & Safety Training Services to provide new parents that participated in NHV with the knowledge they need to keep their little ones safe. In the class you will learn infant CPR from a trained professional as well basic home safety for infants. There is no … Continue reading “Free Zoom CPR & Home Safety Training”

Press Release

The Hernando and Pasco Substance Exposed Newborn Task Forces are hosting Education & Beyond: Supporting Substance Exposed Newborn Communities Virtual Workshop series, April, 2021. Please click here for more information.

2020-2021 Legislative Materials

Click on the following links to download the materials we’ve been sharing with our local legislators this year about Healthy Start. 2020 Annual Report Investing in a Healthy Start for Florida’s Children FAHSC White Paper – Who Are We County Profiles