National Health Corps Florida Blog

NFHC member, Maddy Spahr, discusses her role in addressing infant mortality in Jacksonville. In this blog, Maddy also shares how her role as an AmeriCorps member is expanding the capacity of the Healthy Start program and highlights some crucial organizational partnerships that help make the Healthy Start program a success for pregnant women. Read about the impact Maddy is having in our community!
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YMCA’s Tiger Academy Charter School hosted its 5th annual “Jingle Bell Walk” event to engage students in making healthy lifestyle choices. The event was coordinated by Tiger Academy’s faculty and North Florida Health Corps AmeriCorps member, Chanel Callin. Read more about the role Chanel played in coordinating and hosting the event and how her service with the YMCA is impacting her.
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Meet Samantha Kwiatkowski! She was a North Florida Health Corps member during the 2012-2013 service term and served as a Health Educator at the University of Florida Center for HIV/AIDS Research, Education and Service (UF CARES). Read more about her AmeriCorps experience and how it has impacted her future so far!
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October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and to honor this cause and the many victims of domestic violence in the Jacksonville area, several North Florida Health Corps members spent a recent Saturday morning serving at Hubbard House. Hubbard House is a center that offers emergency shelter, counseling, education, and advocacy for victims of domestic violence and their children...
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