Press Releases

1.16.2019: MEDIA ADVISORY: National Health Corps Florida MLK Day

4.8.2019: Magnolia Project funded for five more years to improve birth outcomes in Jacksonville

9.7.2019 MEDIA ADVISORY: Healthy Start Baby Buggy Walk in the Park to Feature Family-Friendly Walk & Healthy Activities in Honor of Infant Mortality Awareness Month

9.16.2019 Baby Shoes Memorial in Jacksonville City Hall to Commemorate 147 Babies Who Died in 2018

10.30.2019 FIMR: From Data to Action Presentation

In the News

11.24.2019 Sunday’s Editorial: Jacksonville needs more action on infant deaths

11.5.2019: More babies born premature in Duval, March of Dimes report says

11.2.2019: Infant mortality in Northeast Florida: Mothers’ prenatal health, social factors key to survival

11.1.2019: Infant Mortality Rates

10.10.2019: 5,000 pairs of socks donated to Jacksonville homeless

10.1.2019: Picture tells the sad story of infant mortality

9.18.2019: ARTICLE: Baby shoes display offers visual reminder of infant mortality rate

9.18.2019: VIDEO: Baby shoes display offers visual reminder of infant mortality rate

9.13.2019: Women of Influence: Faye Johnson of Northeast Florida Healthy Start Coalition

6.3.2019: Monday Editorial: Recognition for a top local advocate for kids

5.15.2019: Guest Column: Florida Healthy Start is helping babies and families

5.12.2019: Celebrating Mother’s Day: A Healthy Start message of support

4.27.2019: Saturday Letters: Views on Joe Biden, Confederate memorials, safe sleep practices and more

4.15.2019: Monday Editorial: JTA provides new transit option

4.5.2019: Jacksonville-area hospitals, insurance company team up to  prevent infant deaths

2.22.2019: Jacksonville community mourns 9-month-old boy who died suddenly

1.23.2019: “5 Minutes With” with Erin Addington, COO of NEFL Healthy Start Coalition