New Program and Ads Encourage Floridians to Quit Your Way Contact: Communications Office NewsMedia@flhealth.gov 850-245-4111 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Quitting tobacco isn’t easy, but finding help should be. With its new Quit Your Way program, the Florida Department of Health’s Tobacco Free Florida program is making it easier for tobacco users in the state to access [...]
Health Care Summer Clinical Site Tours (HCSCST) 2016 is underway! Touring The Barnabas Center in Fernandina Beach From left to right: Camila Sanchez, Donnesha Donald, Dr. Mary K. Robinson [Preceptor & President of Northeast Florida AHEC Board of Directors], Damica Lawrence, Ava Kersey Jacksonville, Fla (July 22, 2016): The future health of our communities [...]
On Friday June 17, 2016 the Tobacco-Free Jacksonville Coalition celebrated 28 years of service to the local community. The annual meeting and awards ceremony was held in the Lazzara Building of Jacksonville University and attended by volunteers from multiple Jacksonville organizations working against tobacco. Northeast Florida AHEC was recognized for Outstanding Service along with Kelsey LopezdeVictoria, NEFLAHEC [...]
FREE Diabetes Self-Management Program for Seniors now offered at Family Care Partners in 3 Locations!
Northeast Florida AHEC and Family Care Partners are proudly partnering to provide the Stanford Evidence-Based Diabetes Self-Management Program to Seniors age 60+ in the Northeast Florida region. Diabetes Self-Management Program (DSMP) is an evidenced-based Stanford University Program. Participants in this interactive program learn techniques to manage their blood sugar, prevent or reduce disease related complications such [...]
AHEC helps educate underserved patients at Prime Osborn Convention Center for Mission of Mercy Dental Project
Pictured from left to right: Dr. Mary K. Robinson, President of NEFAHEC Board of Directors; Dr. Monica Franklin, Associate Dean of Florida State College Jacksonville; and Tonia Harris, NEFAHEC Associate Director At Northeast Florida Area Health Education Center, we are on a MISSION to constantly create and support academic and community partnerships for the [...]
Did you see us highlighted in The Resident? Don't worry! If you missed our Open House celebration we still welcome you to stop by and see our new digs! We are now located at 2223 Oak Street, Jacksonville, FL 32204 in the historic Riverside area.
Northeast Florida AHEC’s Sherri Cheshire recognized by Human Kinetics for her outstanding work facilitating Healthy Eating Every Day program
Learn healthy shopping strategies that fit in your budget By Michelle Maloney, Acquisitions Editor at Human Kinetics Healthy Eating Every Day offer practical, realistic solutions to food shopping challenges Identifying healthy foods among all the thousands of choices at the supermarket—and affording them—can seem quite challenging and overwhelming. Many of us stick to the foods [...]
U.S. Army and Biz Fit Wellness use Wellcoaches customized coach training curriculum to address unhealthy lifestyles
Wellcoaches Trains Health Educators in Army Wellness Centers The March 2016 issue of the American College of Sports Medicine Health Fitness Journal features an article by the leadership of the Army Wellness Centers titled: Building Efficiency and Quality in Health Education. Army Wellness Centers were started in 2011 to address unhealthy lifestyles, and now operate [...]
Come Celebrate our Growth & New Location in the Historic Riverside Area 2223 Oak Street, Jacksonville, FL 32204 Friday, March 4th 1:00 – 5:00 PM Free Prizes, Games & Raffles Spin the Tobacco Wheel for Prizes Complimentary Mini Yoga Lessons Financial Freedom Workshop Demo Free Organic Clean Eating Samples Pumpkin Banana Protein Muffins Peach-Mango Smoothies [...]
Northeast Florida AHEC's Tobacco Team continues to strive for excellence by partnering with the College of Medicine at FSU, obtaining cutting edge training and education to further support and improve tobacco cessation efforts in patients with behavioral health issues. Mental illness is associated with significantly higher tobacco use prevalence, a greater number of cigarettes smoked per [...]