Press Releases

10.15.2018: Report on status of fetal & infant deaths in Northeast Florida to be released, announcement of funding collaborative to review all deaths

9.26.2018: Fatherhood Empty Shoes Memorial at local barber shops honor babies who died in 2017

9.4.2018: September is Infant Mortality Awareness Month

8.16.2018: Healthy Start Coalition to train health care providers in innovative group-care model

5.30.2018: March of Dimes awards grant to Northeast Florida Healthy Start Coalition to help improve the health of mothers and babies

4.9.2018: MEDIA ADVISORY: Dads at a Disadvantage Panel Discussion

3.2.2018: Healthy Start at risk for devastating cut in Florida Senate

1.12.2018: MEDIA ADVISORY National Health Corps Florida MLK Day

In the News

11.8.2018: Congenital syphilis kills 3 babies in Duval County in 2 months

10.28.2018: Sunday’s Editorial: Too many babies are dying before their first birthday

10.25.2018: Infant mortality rates in Duval higher than state, national rates

10.23.2018: St. Johns County’s infant mortality rate below average, but still too high

10.22.2018: On Your Side: Why child deaths are so high in Duval County (video)

10.22.2018: On Your Side: Why is Duval County leading the state in child deaths?

10.19.2018: Too many children are dying: Study to review every 2017 Northeast Florida baby death

10.18.2018: 137 babies died before 1st birthday last year in greater Jacksonville

9.28.2018: Barbershops display empty baby shoes to raise infant mortality awareness

9.25.2018: Florida Has Nation’s 5th Highest Rate of Moms Passing Syphilis to Unborn Babies

9.22.2018: Takeaways from Tallahassee (Davis to host Duval baby shower)

9.10.2018: Looking at risks for women during pregnancy

9.7.2018: Weekend events in Jacksonville

8.17.2018: Friday Editorial: City should fund study on infant mortality

6.6.2018: Health Notes

4.11.2018: Helping at-risk fathers become better dads

4.11.2018: Panel aims to help at-risk fathers

3.8.2018: Florida infant-mortality programs avoid proposed budget cuts

3.7.2018: As Florida lawmakers struggle to find budget compromise, Healthy Start Coalitions brace for cuts

3.6.2018: Healthy Start program facing possible ‘severe’ cuts

3.5.2018: Healthy Start Coalition faces devastating budget cut

2.28.2018: Possible slash in infant death funds

2.25.2018: Guest column: Legislature should protect funding for Florida’s babies

2.21.2018: Healthy Start funding in jeopardy in Legislature

2.16.2018: Friday’s Lead Letter: Protect funding that supports Florida’s newborns

1.30.2018: Opioid trainings now available

1.10.2018: Live Healthy – Ending Infant Mortality