Healthy Community Zones Initiative Broward County Fl

Mosquito Bite Protection

On February, 3, State Surgeon General and Secretary of Health Dr. John Armstrong issued a Declaration of Public Health Emergency regarding the Zika virus. There are simple steps we can all take to protect ourselves from Zika and all mosquito-borne illness: Drain standing water, no matter how seemingly small, cover your skin with mosquito repellent […]

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Broward streets being redesigned to cater to people, not cars

July 6, 2013|By Michael Turnbell, Sun Sentinel In this car-crazy county, it’s not all about drivers anymore. Some Broward roads will be getting much wider sidewalks, pedestrian lighting, bike lanes buffered from cars and crosswalks with embedded lights. Other roads will go on a “diet” with narrower lanes or, in some cases, lanes will be […]

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TOUCH Partner FLIPANY teaches South Floridians how to shop, eat well

TOUCH Partner FLIPANY (Florida Introduces Physical Activity and Nutrition to Youth) was recently featured in an article in the SunSentinel for their efforts to educate the public on how to shop healthy on a budget. On Friday July 5th, FLIPANY led an educational grocery tour at a Coral Springs Walmart and were accompanied by Congressman […]

TOUCH Broward - Partnerships Transforming Our Community's Health

FREE Breastfeeding Education Webinars

Attention Florida Maternity Physicians and Nurses: The Florida Breastfeeding Coalition is presenting a series of four FREE webinars in July and August on Breastfeeding Best Practices. Those participating will receive FREE CMEs and CEUs. To participate, you must register for each webinar individually and complete the pre-survey. Here are the details: FREE Breastfeeding Education Webinars for Florida Maternity […]