Category: Current News

NEW! Job Posting – Executive Assistant

The Healthy Start Coalition of Flagler & Volusia Counties, Inc. is seeking to hire an Executive Assistant. This position acts as liaison for and represents the Executive Director in a highly professional manner with minimal direction and plays an integral

NEW! PRESS CONFERENCE: Volusia Leaders Unite to Reduce Infant and Child Injury and Death-Plan Town Hall to Address Solutions

Healthy Start Press Conference March 20, 2018 Volusia County Health Department, 1845 Holsonback Drive, Daytona Beach, Florida 10:00 am to 11:00 am Daytona Beach, Florida- In preparation of National Child Abuse Prevention month, the Healthy Start Coalition is holding a

NEW! Ignoring Safe Sleep Progress Risks Increasing Safe Sleep Deaths

(This post is duplicated from an original NICHQ article accessed 3/9/18.) Ignoring Safe Sleep Progress Risks Increasing Safe Sleep Deaths – NICHQ Insights The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recently released a journal article and commentary focused on national and

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! Thank you to Our Advocates!

Dear Community Partners, I am happy to inform you that Healthy Start was fully restored in the budget.  That means your calls and advocacy were very effective and I cannot thank you enough for your support.  I want to give a

Healthy Start Faces Devastating Cuts

Dixie Morgese, Executive Director, is featured in the Daytona Beach News Journal with a special op-ed about the devastating budget cuts Healthy Start faces this week. The Senate has not backed down on cutting our program and changing proviso language

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

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

Paid Family Leave

(The information in this post is duplicated from an original AMCHP email received 6/13/17.) Paid Family Leave The Urban Institute published a brief that illustrates the patchwork of public and private policies that do not meet the needs of working mothers. The

AECF: Not enough is being done to help children overcome “toxic stress”

US: AECF: Not enough is being done to help children overcome “toxic stress” WKRC – June 05, 2017 Maria Piombo of Central Clinic Behavior Health said that 80 percent of the kids they see have had “toxic stress” and instead