Press Releases

11.30.2017: MEDIA ADVISORY Children’s Advocacy Training

9.5.2017: March of Dimes awards grant to Northeast Florida Healthy Start Coalition to help improve the health of mothers and babies

8.23.2017: Healthy Start Coalition to kick-off Infant Mortality Awareness Month September 1 at the Azalea Project

7.31.2017: World Breastfeeding Week: Healthy Start Coalition provides education and support in community to encourage breastfeeding

5.8.2017: Celebrating 25 years of Healthy Start

3.21.2017: Healthy Families Jacksonville outcomes improve, families receiving critical services

3.10.2017: International maternal and child health experts visit Jacksonville preconception health initiative

In the News

12.28.2017: Mother overcomes addiction with help of the Azalea Project

12.5.2017: Jacksonville family gifts stillborn baby’s toys to other families

11.26.2017: Action News Jax Sunday 

11.22.2017: More Martin County babies addicted to opioids, taken from mothers; what now? 

11.9.2017: Opioid Crisis Taking Its Toll On Florida Children

11.2.2017: Duval County Receives ‘F’ From March Of Dimes Report Looking At Preterm Birth Rates

11.1.2017: Premature birth rates on the rise in Duval County

11.1.2017: In Northeast Florida, President Bill Clinton visits Foundation health programs

11.1.2017: Clinton gets peek into area opioid epidemic

10.31.2017: President Clinton gets look at how foundation helping fight opioid crisis

10.31.2017: Bill Clinton visits Northeast Florida to see how nonprofit health initiatives are working

10.31.2017: President Clinton in Jacksonville to see programs working to fight opioid crisis, food insecurity

10.31.2017: Clinton Checks In On Foundation’s Northeast Florida Health Initiatives

10.31.2017: Former President Bill Clinton in Jacksonville

10.30.2017: Former President Bill Clinton Is Visiting The First Coast Tuesday

10.24.2017: Tuesday Editorial: The Azalea Project continues to help young mothers, save young lives

9.29.2017: Good News: Jacksonville steps up in wake of back-to-back hurricanes

9.29.2017: Every Baby, Every Day

9.6.2017: Ibram Kendi; ‘Going Green’; Infant Mortality Awareness; Tag! Children’s Museum

9.1.2017: Infant mortality remains stubborn problem in Duval

8.9.2017: Breastfeeding advocate teaches Jacksonville women about centuries-old practice 

8.4.2017: Monday Editorial: Applause for healthy mothers and babies coalition

7.31.2017: Healthy Start Coalition launches breast-feeding initiatives 

7.17.2017: Keeping your child safe

7.17.2017: Young children out alone are wake-up call for other parents

6.15.2017: I-TEAM: Sleep is silent killer of Duval County families

5.21.2017: Eve Award Finalists

5.17.2017: Jacksonville’s Healthy Families child abuse prevention program improving

5.5.2017: Babies born in Jacksonville increasingly impacted by opioid-addicted mothers

3.31.2017: Sunday Lead Letter: Healthy Start is committed to families and kids 

3.24.2017: Cheers: Helping local families

3.16.2017: Child-abuse prevention program still under scrutiny from Children’s Commission board

3.14.2017: Premature birth on the rise