Media Release

Florida’s Healthy Babies Meeting

Friday, March 17, 2017 1:45 PM

This press release was sent at the request of the Florida Department of Health in Alachua County.​

ALACHUA COUNTY, FL – The Florida Department of Health in Alachua County (DOH-Alachua) is hosting a Florida’s Healthy Babies meeting in collaboration with the Child Fatality Prevention Partnership. The meeting will be held on Thursday, March 30, 2017, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the Thomas Coward Auditorium (224 S.E. 24th Street, Gainesville). Those wanting to attend must RSVP by March 24.

The meeting includes presentations from the Florida SIDS Alliance, Ounce of Prevention, Car Seat Safety Program, WIC Breast Pump Program, and other updates from local community initiatives.

All those interested are encouraged to attend.

To RSVP or for more information, contact Diane Duque at 352-225-4355 or


  • Mark Sexton
  • Communications & Legislative Affairs Director
  • Phone: 352-374-5204
  • Cell: 352-283-2317

If you have a disability and need an accommodation in order to participate in a County program, service or public meeting, please contact the Alachua County Equal Opportunity Office at 352-374-5275 at least 2 business days prior to the event. TTY users please call 711 (Florida Relay Service).