Category: Current News

Nutrition & Halloween

Hot Off The Press- Updated HSCFV Referral Form with new phone numbers and fields

Flu Shots Suggested By Halloween

Available At The Department of Health Media contact: Holly Smith, communications manager DOH-Volusia County 386-274-0838 Chd64pio@flhealth.gov Volusia County, Fla. — To protect against the seasonal flu, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) suggest everyone age six months or

Florida Kids Count – Missing Opportunities

Prevent Child Abuse

Hello from all of us at PCA Florida! This quarter, Prevent Child Abuse Florida was very busy working on a variety of projects across the state. Most recently, we partnered with the Children’s Services Council of Broward County to produce

Recap of The weeks Early Childhood Headlines

FOLLOW US:   A recap of the week’s early childhood headlines: September 28, 2018 In the spirit of educating and advocating for our children, The Children’s Movement of Florida presents Worth Reading Weekly. Delivered every Friday, this newsletter gathers the top Florida

Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect

Each State has a system to receive and respond to reports of possible child abuse and neglect. Professionals and concerned citizens can call statewide hotlines, local child protective services, or law enforcement agencies to share their concerns. How to report

Safe Sleep for Infants: The Art of Convincing Parents

In a new CDC Expert Commentary on Medscape, Dr. Christine Olson discusses Safe Sleep for Infants: The Art of Convincing Parents. Every year, there are about 3,500 sleep-related deaths among babies in the United States, and a recent CDC report

Lack of Change in Perinatal Mortality in the U.S.

Lack of Change in Perinatal Mortality in the US, 2014 – 2016

Opportunities to Quit Smoking

Now is the time to become Tobacco Free! Quitting tobacco isn’t easy. Finding help should be. Tobacco Free Florida offers free tools and services to help you get started. FREE Quit Smoking Now class:  Wednesdays, August 29th to October 3rd,