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Health Literacy Initiative 2019

Grant awarded for the 2019-20 programs | #MDCHealthLiteracyInitiative #MDCHialeah #FloridaBlue #FloridaLiteracy

Health Literacy Grant Initiative: Florida Health Disease Prevention

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AARP Real Possibilities

 

AARP Miami-Dade County, FL: Highlighting Hialeah

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"AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, social welfare organization with a membership of nearly 38 million that helps people turn their goals and dreams into real possibilities, strengthens communities and fights for the issues that matter most to families — such as health care, employment and income security, and protection from financial abuse."

Florida Blue

 

Florida Blue Hialeah Center

1001 W 49th St. Hialeah, FL 33012 | 305.512.5128

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The "mission of the Foundation is to help people and communities achieve better health. The Foundation strategically allocates grants toward philanthropic, community-based solutions through its focus areas and programs that focus on health solutions in the health care system, multicultural and growing populations, and critical issues of affordability, access and quality."

Florida Health Miami-Dade County

 

Florida Health | Miami-Dade County

"Our mission is to protect, promote & improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county, and community efforts. Our dedicated staff plays a vital role in supporting and carrying out our mission by providing caring and professional services to our clients. Through our combined efforts, we continue to be a model for excellence in public health."

Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program

 

UF/IFAS Extension Expanded Food & Nutrition Education Program

"The Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) is a free nutrition education program for limited resource families. Since 1969, the University of Florida’s EFNEP has worked in local communities to teach participants skills and strategies to stretch their food dollars, eat nutritious meals, and improve their overall health. EFNEP educators are members of the community who serve and teach participants how to improve their nutritional health and well-being."

UF IFAS Extension Family Nutrition Program

 

UF/IFAS Extension Family Nutrition Program

"The UF/IFAS Extension Family Nutrition Program (FNP) empowers Floridians with limited resources to take control of their health. We teach people how to eat healthy on a budget and to get physically active in order to reduce the risk of obesity and chronic disease. We offer free nutrition education in schools, childcare centers, and in communities. We also work to improve access to healthy foods and change the environment in which adults and children make choices about food and fitness. FNP has programs in 37 counties in Florida. We offer free nutrition education to SNAP-eligible Floridians of all ages."

Take Control to Reduce Your Cancer Risk

 

UF/IFAS Extension Take Control to Reduce Your Cancer Risk

"This University of Florida IFAS Extension program was developed to help participants make lifestyle changes that can improve their health and decrease cancer risk. The nine modules provide information, motivation, and self-guided activities that will increase your knowledge and promote positive behavior changes for a healthier lifestyle and reduced health risks."