Working Together for a Healthier Broward

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WORKING TOGETHER FOR A HEALTHIER BROWARD

Tobacco Free Living Broward County Florida Touch Broward Tobacco Free Living

In Florida, 88 people die every day from tobacco; 7 of them from secondhand smoke.

TOUCH Partners are working together to reduce the harmful exposure to secondhand tobacco smoke throughout Broward County by supporting local efforts to increase the number of smoke-free parks, and public sp...


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Active Living and Healthy Eating Broward County TOUCH Active Living
and Healthy Eating

In Broward County, nearly 2 out of every 3 adults and 1 out of 7 children are overweight or obese mainly due to poor nutrition and the lack of physical activity.

TOUCH works with our Partners to improve the access to healthy and nutritious foods and increased opportunities for physical act...


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High Quality Clinical and Preventive Services TOUCH Broward County Florida High Quality Clinical
and Preventative Services

More than half of the annual deaths in Broward County are caused by heart disease, cancer, stroke, or diabetes.

TOUCH Partners are working together to improve access to coordinated patient-centered healthcare for all Broward residents in order to manage chronic diseases and improve long-te...


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Broward Complete Streets Healthy and Safe Environments TOUCH Healthy and Safe
Physical Environments

The Fort Lauderdale metro area was ranked 4th worst in the country on the Pedestrian Danger Index with cars injuring over 1,500 pedestrians and bicyclists.

TOUCH Partners are implementing roadway and neighborhood designs that will make it easier and safer for Broward Residents to travel us...


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LATEST HEALTHY NEWS AND TIPS FROM THE TOUCH BLOG

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April 22, 2014 ⋅ Beny SchonfeldNo Comments
“Forget The Formula!” – Memorial Healthcare System’s Breastfeeding Initiative Featured on WSVN News!

Last month, MHS’s work was featured in a video report by WSVN Channel 7 news titled “Forget the Formula” and we couldn’t be more thrilled to see MHS get the credit they deserve for their hard work! (watch the video below)

TOUCH partner The Foundation for a Breastfee...

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April 21, 2014 ⋅ Spencer Lott">Spencer Lott ⋅ No Comments
Plant a Seed, Grow a Future – “Bring Your Kids To Work Day” at BRHPC

On Friday April 18th, 2014 The Broward Regional Health Planning Council Celebrated “Bring your Child to Work Day”. Parents, Grandparents, Aunts and Uncles all brought their children for a fun filled day at BRHPC. The day was themed “Plant a seed grow a future”, this theme aligned with the...

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American Lung Association TOUCH Broward Smokefree Multi-unit Housing Video
April 18, 2014 ⋅ Beny SchonfeldNo Comments
American Lung Association in Florida Publishes “Smokefree Housing” Educational Video

The American Lung Association in Florida in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Miami-Field Office, Catholic Housing Management, the Florida Department of Health and the TOUCH initiative at Broward Regional Health Planning Council has created a Publi...

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March 18, 2014 ⋅ Beny SchonfeldNo Comments
Volunteers Needed for Poverty Simulation Event (April 15th, 2014)

TOUCH (Transforming Our Communities Health) is hosting a poverty simulation on April 15th from 1:30-4:30pm @ Lauderdale Lakes Library, Educational and Cultural Center and is in need of volunteers to assist with the event.

During the Poverty Simulation, participants role-pl...

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April 21, 2014 ⋅ Beny Schonfeld ⋅ No Comments
2014 Local Food Enterprise Summit
When: May 31, 2014 – June 4, 2014 all-day
Where: Miami, FL, USA

The movement towards urbanized local food systems throughout Florida, and elsewhere, has extraordinary potential to revitalize agriculture and re-establish its prominence in our communities. This is essential to ensuring vibrant fa...
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April 17, 2014 ⋅ Beny Schonfeld ⋅ No Comments
2nd Annual Me & My Dad Challenge!
When: May 31, 2014 @ 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Where: Joseph C. Carter Park, 1450 West Sunrise Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311, USA

In an effort to encourage fathers’ engagement in their children’s lives, Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Broward County teams up with the City of Fort Lauderdale Parks and Recreation, Tony...
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April 16, 2014 ⋅ Beny Schonfeld ⋅ No Comments
Shower2Empower by Black Infant Health Practice Initiative
When: May 30, 2014 @ 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Where: Urban League of Broward County Community Empowerment Center, 560 Northwest 27th Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311, USA

Urban League of Broward County in partnership with Broward Healthy Start Coalition, Inc. presents the 6th Annual Black Infant Health Practice Initiative (BIHPI)”Shower...
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PATCH Spring Celebration
April 14, 2014 ⋅ Beny Schonfeld ⋅ No Comments
Spring Celebration Event At The Dania Beach PATCH!
When: April 26, 2014 @ 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Where: Dania Beach PATCH, 1200 Northwest 1st Street, Dania Beach, FL 33004, USA

PATCH’s purpose is to build a sense of PRIDE in our Community by creating a SPACE where our neighbors, friends and family can come and play, learn, and EAT the best produce Florida has to offer. Spring Celebratio...
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TOUCH is a True Coalition of More Than 20 Partner Organizations