The Baker County Health Department is proud to be a strong community partner working to promote and protect the health and safety of all the residents and visitors in not only our own community, but several surrounding communities as well. We offer clinical health services from prenatal to elder care, with concentrations in women's health and chronic disease control. Our dental program provides full range services to clients in Baker County and neighboring Bradford, Clay, and Union through a mobile dental bus. In July 2010, Baker CHD opened a fixed site clinic in Green Cove Springs, Florida in response to the great need in that area. Environmental Health monitors and protects the community. Through the disease control program, all reportable diseases are monitored and tracked. All of our services are community oriented and responsive to the needs of the residents. To find out more please access our website at www.bakercountyhealth.org.
All Baptist Health hospitals, along with Baptist Home Health Care, have achieved Magnet™ status, an international quality designation that recognizes excellence in patient care. Baptist Health is the official healthcare provider for the Jacksonville Jaguars. For more information, visit www.e-baptisthealth.com. For information on Wolfson Children’s Hospital, visit www.wolfsonchildrens.org.
For more than 50 years, the residents of Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia have depended on Baptist Health for excellent care in every stage of life. As the region's most comprehensive health care provider, we are committed to continually expand and enhance our circle of care to meet the needs of our thriving and ever-growing community.
Brooks Rehabilitation has been serving NE and Central Florida for over 35 years. As a non-profit organization, Brooks Rehabilitation, based in Jacksonville, FL, operates the second largest inpatient rehabilitation hospital in the US, one of the region’s largest home healthcare agencies, 27 outpatient rehabilitation clinics, and an award winning skilled nursing facility. In addition, Brooks Rehabilitation is conducting over 20 clinical research trials to advance the science of rehabilitation. Brooks Rehabilitation also provides many low or no cost community programs and services to improve the quality of life for people living with physical disabilities.
The Clay County Health Department (Clay CHD) is part of the Florida Department of Health, working collaboratively with the Clay County Board of County Commissioners and other local and state partners providing Public Health Services to the Clay County since 1941. As an integral part of the Clay County public health system, Clay CHD services are centered around preventing disease and disability and protecting health; assuring access to health care; promoting healthy lifestyles; and encouraging a healthy living environment. Some of the current services are WIC & Nutrition, Immunizations, School Health, Water Testing, Sharps Disposal, Adult & Child Health Care, Family Planning, Communicable Disease prevention and intervention and Public Health Preparedness. Certified copies of birth and death records may also be obtained from the health department. A complete list of services if available at www.healthyclaycounty.org.
Council On Aging Volusia County, Inc. (386) 253-4700 Council On Aging Private Care Services(386) 258-6335 Council On Aging Private Care Services(386) 258-6335 www.coavolusia.org
Private Not-For-Profit helping seniors remain self-sufficient and living independently through a myriad of services including meals, homemaking, personal care, respite, chore, material aide, skilled nursing, guardianship, etc..
The Duval County Health Department (DCHD) is a metropolitan public health agency whose mission is to “Promote, protect and improve the health of all people in Greater Jacksonville, Florida.” As part of the Florida Department of Health, DCHD offers a full array of public health services with approximately 800 staff persons operating on a budget of $6 million dollars. DCHD operates clinics at 19 community-based clinic sites, six of which are mobile, throughout Duval County serving culturally diverse families and individuals of all ages in Duval County. Our fundamental responsibility is to serve the entire community and all populations, but we particularly focus on addressing health disparities in communities that have disproportionately higher rates of infant mortality, diabetes, heart disease and other issues. DCHD headquarters is located at 900 University Boulevard in Jacksonville, Florida. Visit the DCHD website at www.dchd.net for more information regarding the health department and its services.
The Flagler County Health Department (FCHD) offers a wide range of public health services which include disease prevention, health promotion, diagnosis and treatment of diseases, and environmental surveillance and control. FCHD is a Medipass provider with 2,800 patient panel. Also available is pediatric Dental services, WIC and nutrition services, child and adult immunizations, including travel, epidemiology, Family Planning and Maternity. FCHD provides a basic core of public health services which include community health assessment, policy development and assurance.
Flagler Hospital is a 316 bed, acute care hospital that has been caring for the residents of St. Augustine and surrounding Florida communities since 1889. HealthGrades recently presented Flagler Hospital with its sixth consecutive Distinguished Hospital award, ranking Flagler among the top 5% of all hospitals in the nation. The hospital’s commitment to quality care is also evidenced by accreditations from the Society of Chest Pain Centers, the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons and the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. Flagler has also earned designations as a Magnet Hospital from the American Nurses Credentialing Center, a Primary Stroke Care Center from The Joint Commission and an ASMBS Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence from SRC. For more information about Flagler Hospital, please visit www.FlaglerHospital.org
With five hospitals, Florida Hospital is the largest hospital system serving Volusia and Flagler County residents, caring for nearly 630,000 patients annually. Florida Hospital provides the community with a comprehensive health network and specializes in a wide range of services, including nationally recognized programs in cardiology, cancer, women’s medicine, neurology, diabetes, orthopaedics and rehabilitation.
Halifax Health provides a continuum of healthcare services through a network of organizations including a tertiary hospital, a level II trauma center, a community hospital, psychiatric services, four cancer treatment centers, the area's largest hospice organization, and a preferred provider organization.
Halifax Health is proud to offer the residents of East Central Florida outstanding diagnostic and treatment capabilities that have been consistently ranked in the top five percent of all hospitals in the nation for clinical outcomes in the following areas: Halifax Health - Center for Cardiology Halifax Health - Center for Orthopedics Halifax Health - Center for Neurosciences Halifax Health - Center for Oncology Trauma Center - Level II Pediatric Emergency Department Neonatal Intensive Care - Level II Pediatric Intensive Care - Level II Child and Adolescent Behavioral Services
Halifax Health is a member of the Safety Net Hospital Alliance. Florida's Safety Net Hospitals serve a special role in caring for the poor and uninsured. For additional information please visit our website at: www.halifaxhealth.org
Healthy Baker, www.healthybaker.org, began in July 2004 as a project with the Baker County Health Advisory Council, the Baker County Health Department, and the Health Planning Council of Northeast Florida, Inc. to find out the community’s views on its health and services through surveys and focus groups. The community's views helped us pick key health issues that face Baker County. The Healthy Baker Initiative will provide the community with information and resources to empower residents to improve their health and well-being.
The Healthy Start Coalition of Flagler and Volusia Counties, Inc. is a statewide, universal screening and support system for pregnant women and their infants. Enacted by legislation in 1991, Healthy Start Coalitions mobilize communities toward systemic approaches to reduce infant mortality and low birth weight and support positive outcomes for infants and young children.
The NEFL Healthy Start Coalition leads a cooperative community effort to reduce infant mortality and improve the health of children, childbearing women and their families. The Coalition is responsible for planning and oversight of maternal and child health services under the state Healthy Start initiative and is proactive in developing projects to address racial disparities and gaps in services.
For more than 100 years, people have come to Mayo Clinic for answers. Mayo brought its team approach to caring from Rochester, Minn., to the Southeast in 1986, when it opened a clinic in Jacksonville, Florida. Today, the 386-acre campus offers a unique medical destination for patients near and far. A team of physicians and caregivers from more than 40 specialties provide quality, integrated medical and surgical care to patients with complex conditions or difficult medical problems. Both outpatient and hospital care are strengthened by programs in research and education. www.mayoclinic.org/jacksonville/
Memorial Health is an important part of the health care community in Northeast Florida. It encompasses 3 hospitals: Memorial Hospital, Orange Park Medical Center, and Specialty Hospital. Memorial Health has a physician’s practice network with 14 locations throughout the area. It operates 2 cancer centers: the Southside Cancer Center and the Cyberknife Cancer Center. Memorial Health features 3 imaging locations and has a state-of-the-art breast health center. Memorial Health also includes the Jacksonville Surgery Center, the Parkside Surgery Center and the Plaza Surgery Center II.
The Nassau Alcohol Crime Drug Abatement Coalition was started in 2002 as a grassroots coalition made of business and community members in response to the issues surrounding underage substance use and the corresponding consequences. The mission of NACDAC is to educate and communicate with the general public and community organizations that work with youth in order to eliminate drug, tobacco, and alcohol use and at the same time reduce associated criminal behavior.
The Nassau County Health Department (NCHD) is the local public health agency under the Florida Department of Health and has been serving the residents and visitors of Nassau County for over 60 years. NCHD collaborates with local, state, and federal partners in its mission to promote and protect the health and safety of all people in Nassau County. NCHD strives to assure the essential public health services. Such services include monitoring health status, investigating health problems and health hazards, educating and empowering people on their own health, enforcing public health laws, assuring a competent public health workforce, and more. NCHD does this through programs including medical and dental services, Health Education, Disease Control, Public Health Preparedness, Tobacco use Prevention, Vital Statistics, Environmental Health, and maternal/child programs like Healthy Start, School Health, Immunizations, and WIC. Additional information about NCHD can be found at: www.nassaucountyhealth.org/
Family Health Source is the local system of Community Health Centers in Volusia County operated by Northeast Florida Health Services, Inc. As Federally Qualified Health Centers, we provide a wide range of primary care services - pediatrics thru geriatrics - to the residents of Volusia County.
One Voice for Volusia, a nonprofit organization, works to encourage open dialogue about key community issues by mobilizing all community sectors to strengthen their organized capacity. As a neutral convener and advocate for efficient use of resources and data-driven outcomes, we promote system and community improvements by fostering diverse partnerships in the health and human services field.
Orange Park Medical Center is a 255-bed hospital accredited by the Joint Commission. The hospital serves residents of Clay County and surrounding communities. Founded in 1974, it has grown exponentially along with the region. Orange Park Medical Center is a full-service hospital with a medical staff of over 500 physicians. The hospital has 131 private rooms, eight labor, delivery and recovery rooms suites for new mothers, a seven-bed, level 2 neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) for premature babies and those born with special needs, a 24-bed psychiatric unit, and a 15-bed intensive care unit (ICU).
http://www.shdcfl.org/, was formed in March 2008 by a number of like-minded businesswomen working alongside treatment professionals who shared a concern about patterns of alcohol and substance use in Duval County. The current staff has 25 years of combined experience working with critical community issues and solving complex problems. Through the work of the Coalition, SHDC hopes to see Duval County experience: 1. A change in the culture of Jacksonville to one that supports and applauds substance-free living. 2. A reduction in the use of alcohol and drugs by youth. 3. Less abuse of alcohol by adults. 4. More opportunities for pro social involvement for teens. 5. An increased understanding of the threat of the illicit use of prescription drugs.
Shands Jacksonville is breaking ground with centers of excellence staffed by nationally and internationally recognized University of Florida faculty physicians working together with our skilled team of healthcare professionals. Shands Jacksonville offers a wide range of healthcare services across the continuum of care on an inpatient and outpatient basis. The UF physicians who practice here provide more than 100 advanced specialty and subspecialty services, including orthopaedic oncology, interventional cardiology, neurology and neurosurgery, interventional radiology and minimally invasive surgery.
As an academic medical center, we’re on the leading edge of the latest treatments and technologies. The UF physicians who practice at Shands Jacksonville teach and train other physicians on the latest medical practices. The hospital’s participation in clinical trials brings the latest research advances to the clinical setting, pioneering medical advances today to benefit patients tomorrow.
As a 2009 recipient of the Florida Governor's Sterling/Baldrige Award for Business & Performance Excellence, St. Johns County Health Department provides core public health functions and essential services to the residents and visitors of the St. Johns County community.
Services are provided directly by Health Department staff through the various service departments and clinics as well as our Public Health Mobile Center and, when activated, two Special Needs Shelters.
Products and services include: Public Health Preparedness & Response; Vital Statistics; Clinical Services (Pediatrics, Targeted Family Practice, Immunizations, Sexually Transmitted Disease); Assuring Best Care Prenatal Support Clinic; Pediatric Dental Clinic; Environmental Public Health (regulatory permitting & compliance inspections, sanitary nuisance investigations, limited water testing services); Epidemiology; Medical Records; Healthy Start; and WIC/Nutrition.
For more information on St. Johns County Health Department, please visit www.StJohnsCHD.org.
The St. Johns River Rural Health Network, Inc. (SJRRHN) is an active community-based, regional non-profit organization incorporated in 1994 under Florida Statute as one of nine independent Rural Health Networks (RHN’s) in the state working toward an overarching goal to “ensure that quality health care is available and efficiently delivered to all persons in rural areas.” The membership of the SJRRHN is comprised of leaders from public health, hospitals, universities, healthcare workforce development and education centers, Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC’s), and behavioral health services providers from across the 7-county region it serves.
St. Vincent’s HealthCare includes: St. Vincent’s Riverside, St. Vincent’s Southside, St. Vincent’s Clay County, St. Catherine Labouré Manor, St. Vincent’s Primary Care, Consolidated Laboratories, St. Vincent’s Ambulance Service, Seton Pharmacies and Consolidated Pharmacies. St. Vincent’s Medical Center was founded by the Daughters of Charity in 1916 to provide health services to the sick and the poor of North Florida. St. Luke’s Hospital, now St. Vincent’s Southside was founded in 1873 by three women who saw the need for medical care in the community. It stands as Florida’s oldest private hospital. St. Vincent’s HealthCare is a member of Ascension Health, the nation’s largest Catholic and nonprofit health system with more than 100,000 associates serving in 70 general acute care hospitals. For more information, please visit www.jaxhealth.com
Stewart-Marchman-Act Behavioral Healthcare provides exceptional and comprehensive behavioral healthcare. SMA offers more than 40 behavioral health programs serving adults and adolescents experiencing mental illness and addiction. SMA provides a full continuum of care that ranges from adolescent to adult, individual to family, and from community based support to inpatient detoxification or crisis stabilization, including a variety of residential treatment environments.
Sutton Place Behavioral Health is a not-for-profit agency providing psychiatric treatment, mental health counseling and substance abuse services. Sutton Place is dedicated to ensuring that individuals and families receive quality services that are well coordinated, individualized, and cost effective while overall, helping form a system of care that meets the total behavioral health needs of the community we serve.
The United Way of Volusia-Flagler Counties improves lives and builds a stronger community by bringing together hearts, minds and resources from across the region and by developing effective partnerships with businesses, government and nonprofit organizations. For more information, please visit the web-site www.LiveUnitedInVolusiaFlagler.org or call 2-1-1 if you or someone you know needs help or wants to learn how to Give, Advocate, or Volunteer.
More than 500,000 people call Volusia County home. Situated on the east coast of Central Florida, our 47 miles of Atlantic Ocean beaches are a world-class playground, with beachfront cities including Daytona Beach, Ormond Beach and New Smyrna Beach. The scenic St. Johns River, famed for its bass fishing, links magnificent parks with wildlife preserves along the County's western border. True Southern charm can be found in DeLand, the County seat. This unique city features an award-winning downtown filled with antique shops and quaint restaurants, surrounded by stately historic homes and buildings. Volusia-based companies include Hawaiian Tropic sun care products and Boston Whaler boats. Our institutions of higher learning -- Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Stetson University, Bethune-Cookman University, Daytona Beach Community College and the University of Central Florida -- have a national reputation for excellence.
The Volusia County Health Department is dedicated to promoting, protecting, and improving the health of all people in Volusia County.
The Florida Statute provides for a functional system of county health departments to be established and to include Primary Care, Environmental Health, and Communicable Disease Control. The Volusia County Health Department offers core public health services at multiple clinic locations throughout Volusia County. Highly trained employees are dedicated to engaging in the prevention of disease and the promotion of health.
The Volusia Flagler Family YMCA offers programs at 7 full facility family centers an overnight resident camp and various offsite program locations. At the Y, we have always known that positive change only comes about when we invest in our kids, our health, and our neighbors. That is why we are here. We have three areas of focus: • Youth Development, because young people need caring adults to provide support, guidance and encouragement as they grow. • Healthy Living, because wellness in spirit, mind and body strengthens our very being, and enhances our interactions with others. • Social Responsibility, because we truly are in this together, and together we can harness our individual strengths and bring about positive change around us.