1st Quarter Newsletter 2020-2021

Inside This Issue Hurricane Preparedness During COVID-19 Program Spotlight: Donations of Masks and Diapers to Healthy Start Coalitions from the Florida Department of Health Welcome to our New Officers Statewide Implementation of Virtual Perinatal Home Visiting During COVID-19 Recognition and Awards Upcoming Trainings CDC Recommendations for Hurricane Preparedness During COVID-19 Understand that your planning may … Continue reading “1st Quarter Newsletter 2020-2021”

Pregnant amid a pandemic: Expecting mothers are adapting plans with help of local coalition

VERO BEACH — Rachel and Ron Toperzer, like most first-time parents, have cycled through a checklist in preparation for their daughter.  The Vero Beach couple planned a baby shower, took a handful of childbirth classes and stocked up on wipes before baby Remington arrives next month.  But, like so many others in the face of the uncertain novel coronavirus pandemic, the Toperzers … Continue reading “Pregnant amid a pandemic: Expecting mothers are adapting plans with help of local coalition”

Job Opening – Assistant Program Director

Florida Association of Healthy Start Coalitions, Inc.Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting Initiative (MIECHV) Duties and Responsibilities: Leads the planning, development and coordination of MIECHV activities with external partners and local implementing agencies (LIA). Leads quality assurance activities, including site visits to LIAs, and monitors program performance at the state and local level. Participates … Continue reading “Job Opening – Assistant Program Director”

Job Opening – Data Analyst

Florida Association Of Healthy Start Coalitions, Inc. Healthy Start Momcare Network, Inc. Administrative Service Organization Equal Opportunity Employer Position Description Job Title: Data AnalystDepartment: Administrative ServicesUnit: Data ManagementLocation: Tallahassee, FloridaSalary Range: $40,000 – $50,000Status: ExemptEmployment Type: Full-timeReports To: Director Of Informatics Job Summary The Data Analyst is responsible for compiling, interpreting, and analyzing data to … Continue reading “Job Opening – Data Analyst”

Job Opening – Senior Contract Manager

FLORIDA ASSOCIATION OF HEALTHY START COALITIONS, INC. HEALTHY START MOMCARE NETWORK, INC. ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICE ORGANIZATION Job Title: Senior Contract Manager New Hire Range: $50,000 – $55,000 Reports To: Director, Contracts and Grants Status: Exempt General Position Purpose: The Senior Contract Manager is responsible for supporting the development, monitoring, monthly and quarterly processing, general oversight, and … Continue reading “Job Opening – Senior Contract Manager”

Job Opening – Contract Specialist

FLORIDA ASSOCIATION OF HEALTHY START COALITIONS, INC. HEALTHY START MOMCARE NETWORK, INC. ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICE ORGANIZATION Job Title: Contract Specialist New Hire Range: $40,000-$45,000 Reports To:  Director, Contracts and Grants Status: Exempt General Position Purpose: The Contract Specialist is responsible for supporting the development, monitoring, monthly/quarterly report and payment processing, general oversight, and compliance maintenance related … Continue reading “Job Opening – Contract Specialist”

2019 Kids Count: FL Lags in LBW, Child Health

Florida continues to struggle with key child health measures – including low birthweight babies – according to the 2019 KIDS COUNT Data Book released this week by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. The state ranked 37th in key indicators of child health and well-being in the latest data book, compared to 34th last year.  While … Continue reading “2019 Kids Count: FL Lags in LBW, Child Health”

Sites Awarded Federal Healthy Start Funding

Congratulations to Florida’s six federal Healthy Start projects for receiving funding to continue their work to eliminate perinatal health disparities! The sites were among the 100 communities nationwide that received five-year grants to implement comprehensive initiatives aimed at improving health outcomes before, during, and after pregnancy, and reducing racial and ethnic disparities in rates of … Continue reading “Sites Awarded Federal Healthy Start Funding”

Job Opening – Chief Program Officer and Project Director

JOB DESCRIPTIONChief Program Officer and FL Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program (MIECHV) Project Director Reports To: FAHSC Executive Director   Duties and Responsibilities: Overall responsibility for supporting maternal and child health programming implemented by FAHSC and its member coalitions. Serves as Project Director for the Maternal, Infant & Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) … Continue reading “Job Opening – Chief Program Officer and Project Director”