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The Florida Department of Health works to protect, promote & improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county, & community efforts.

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Healthy Start

Florida Department of Health - St. Johns County

  •  904-209-3250

    Mailing Address

    200 San Sebastian View 


    Saint Augustine, Florida 32084 

Helpful Links:

Northeast Florida Health Start Coalition: Click Link For more information about the NE Florida Healthy Start Coalition

Women, Infants and Children Program (WIC):  WIC is a federally funded nutrition program for Women, Infants, and Children. WIC provides the following at no cost:  healthy foods, nutrition education and counseling, breastfeeding support, and referrals for health care and community services.  For more information, visit the Florida Department of Health’s Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Program web page

Healthy Families Florida:  Healthy Families Florida is a nationally accredited home visiting program for expectant parents and parents of newborns experiencing stressful life situations. The program improves childhood outcomes and increases family self-sufficiency by empowering parents through education and community support. 

Text4Baby:  Text4baby is an educational program of the National Healthy Mothers/Healthy Babies Coalition.  Moms can get messages each week on their cell phone to help them through their pregnancy and baby’s first year.  Signing up is easy! 

Information for Mom’s, Moms-to-be and all those who support a “Healthy Start” for babies can be found on the Florida Department of Health’s Healthy Start web page.