Author: Katelyn Alley

Florida Department of Health in Volusia County Newsletter

The Florida Department of Health in Volusia County is pleased to provide a copy of their latest newsletter – the Fall 2017 EPI-LOG. This issue includes: Hepatitis A Food safety Disease activity Influenza update Florida Department of Health in Volusia

NEW! Job Posting – Program Supervisor – Coordinated Intake & Referral (CI&R)

The Healthy Start Coalition of Flagler & Volusia Counties, Inc. is seeking to hire a Program Supervisor – Coordinated Intake & Referral (CI&R). The CI&R Program Supervisor functions as an integral part of the Healthy Start Coalition Program Team. This position

NEW! Closing the Breastfeeding Disparity Gap: Methods for Improvement from NICHQ

(This post duplicated from the NICHQ website accessed 1/16/18.) Hispanic women face a unique set of challenges when it comes to breastfeeding, including overcoming longstanding cultural beliefs, such as views on healthy baby weight, and dealing with language barriers. When

NEW! Seasonal Influenza A(H3N2) Activity

Distributed via the CDC Health Alert Network December 27, 2017, 1030 ET (10:30 AM ET) CDCHAN-00409 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is providing: a notice about increased influenza A(H3N2) activity and its clinical implications; a summary of

NEW! Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) – Free Tax Prep Services

You Are Eligible! The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free tax preparation services to people who generally make $54,000 or less, persons with disabilities, the elderly, and limited English speaking taxpayers who need assistance in preparing their tax

NEW! Job Posting – Program Supervisor – Intensive Services (IS)

The Healthy Start Coalition of Flagler & Volusia Counties, Inc. is seeking to hire a Program Supervisor – Intensive Services (IS). The IS Program Supervisor functions as an integral part of the Healthy Start Coalition Program Team. This position is

NEW! Healthy Start Annual Meeting: Friday, February 9, 2018 with Keynote Address by Florida’s Surgeon General Dr. Celeste Philip

YOU ARE INVITED! Healthy Start Annual Meeting Friday, February 9, 2018 Noon — 2:00 p.m. LPGA International Golf Club, 1000 Champions Drive, Daytona Beach, Florida 32124 Sponsor Reception at 11:00am Registration $35.00 per person 2018 Registration Form – or –

Starting on November 17, the farmers market will be accepting SNAP EBT & you can double your benefits with Fresh Access Bucks!

With Fresh Access Bucks, it’s easy to stretch your food budget AND feed your family fresh fruits and vegetables. Go to the EBT booth at the Artisan Alley Farmers Market. Swipe your SNAP card and receive double the amount in

Prepare for Disasters Using These Quick Links

With recent hurricanes devastating the south and ongoing wildfires in the west, preparing for the unexpected can make the difference between just surviving or thriving in the face of disaster. Resources for health professionals and families: CDC (Center for Disease

FEMA Assistance Information

EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE If you need emergency help call 9-1-1. HELP FOR SENIORS If you know of a senior who needs assistance call 9-1-1 and contact the Florida Department of Elder Affairs hotline at 1-800-96-ELDER (1-800-963-5337). To report elder abuse, call