Families

Father's Day Fish Fry at Rhoda L. Martin Center

Father's Day Fish Fry at Rhoda L. Martin Center

The Rhoda L. Martin Cultural Heritage Center welcomes all to a Father’s Day Fish Fry Fundraiser on Saturday, June 18th, from 5:30-7:30 PM at the Center at 376 4th Street South in Jax Beach.  Donations of $10 or more include fried fish, grits, tossed salad, soda or water, and a dessert.   Proceeds from the event help the Center’s after school tutoring program.

Local Ladies get Pampered and Primped at the Jacksonville Florida Blue Center

Local Ladies get Pampered and Primped at the Jacksonville Florida Blue Center

In celebration of women’s health, the Jacksonville Florida Blue Center invites local women to its Ladies Day Out Spa Event for a relaxing day full of pampering and health education. During the special event, attendees will be able to participate in women’s health screenings, learn about the latest makeup and fashion trends and enjoy a presentation from informative speakers, all while receiving free food and complimentary beauty treatments.

Florida Blue Recognizes Duval County Public School Employees During Employee Appreciation Day

Florida Blue Recognizes Duval County Public School Employees During Employee Appreciation Day

The Jacksonville Florida Blue Center invites Duval County Public School employees (DCPS) to an action-packed Employee Appreciation Day in Jacksonville filled with fun for the whole family. DCPS employees and family members are invited to come out for free health screenings, food and great prizes in appreciation for what they do for the community. There will be various activities for children to enjoy while parents learn about wellness and affordable health options.

Affordable Care Act Helps Moms-To-Be Save on Preventive Care

Affordable Care Act Helps Moms-To-Be Save on Preventive Care

Affordable Care Act Helps Moms-To-Be Save on Preventive Care

Health Plans Now Cover Co-Pays for More than a Dozen

Preventive Care Services for Women  

Data from the last two decades indicates that more babies are born in the U.S. during the summer months than in any other time of the year.  But for the first time this year, expectant moms can actually spend less on preventive care than those from years past due to the Affordable Care Act..

Pulmonologist from St. Vincent's Warns of Health Effects from Wildfire Smoke

Pulmonologist from St. Vincent's Warns of Health Effects from Wildfire Smoke

Phyisicans at St. Vincent's Medical Center are warning people about the health effects of the smoke from recent wildfires.  Doctors say they are seeing a rise in the number of patients complaining about irritation from smoke.

Pulmonologist Dr. Thomas Szwed, who works at St. Vincent's Medical Center, says people exercising outdoors may feel the effects.

Duval County Public Schools' Provides Breakfast and Lunch This Summer to Children Under 18

Duval County Public Schools will be participating in the Summer Food Service Program during the months of June, July and August.

Residents Battle Childhood Cancer with Lemonade

In their continuous efforts in the battle against childhood cancer, the Dilworth family will host their 6th Annual Alex’s Lemonade Stand Grand Stand as part of the Foundation’s National Lemonade Days fundraising weekend on Saturday, June 11, 2011 from 9AM – 3PM, at their home, 345 8th Street in Atlantic Beach, FL  32233. The Dilworth Family Grand Stand will be held in honor of all children and their families who have been touched by childhood cancer.