Healthy Community Zones Initiative Broward County Fl

Breaking The Zika Virus Cycle

Spring and summer brings frequent, heavy rain to Broward County and rain brings mosquitoes. Intense spraying for mosquitoes normally begins in June. Broward County Mosquito Control conducts aerial and ground spraying that target neighborhoods where high populations of the insects have been trapped. This species of mosquito is often found in areas with stagnant water […]

Healthy Community Zones TOUCH Broward

TOUCH Announces Site Selections for Healthy Community Zones Initiative!

Broward Regional Health Planning Council’s (BRHPC) Partnerships Transforming Our Community’s Health (TOUCH) Initiative has begun an exciting and ambitious new project – Healthy Community Zones – through its CDC’s Partnership for Improving Community Health (PICH) funding. After a rigorous selection process the following communities have been selected as the initial Healthy Community Zones: Housing Authority […]

HIV Testing and Pregnancy HIV Prevention

HIV Testing and Pregnancy Infographic

Proceed, Inc has published an Infographic featuring valuable statistics and key points to help Educate, Motivate and Empower pregnant women to receive HIV testing and proper medical care. Review the infographic below (two versions, English and Spanish). Help us reach those who may need this information! Share this post on Facebook, Twitter any other Social Networks.

skin to skin contact saves baby's life

Skin-To-Skin Contact Has Many Benefits For Newborns. But This One Was Truly a Miracle!

Parents around the world are becoming increasingly aware of the benefits of skin-to-skin contact for their newborns, and more hospitals around the country are implementing baby friendly practices that make a vital difference and positive impact in the health and wellbeing of these precious new lives as they arrive into this world. Skin to skin contact immediately […]

Ebola Virus Facts and Resources Florida 2014

Get the Facts About the Ebola Virus – Ebola FAQ’s and Resources

In light of the recently confirmed cases of Ebola in a Dallas, TX-area hospital, the Broward Health Emergency Preparedness Department has collaborated with Broward Health’s executive and hospital leadership to ensure a proactive approach is taken toward preparing and informing our staff, colleagues and the communities we serve. Broward Health has emergency preparedness plans in […]