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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

Healthy Start

  •  941-861-2905
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    Mailing Address

    2200 Ringling Blvd 

    Sarasota FL 34237 

     

*Se habla español

Healthy Start is a program that screens pregnant women and newborn babies to identify risk factors for low birth weight and infant mortality. Healthy Start is free and available to everyone regardless of income. A team of professional care coordinators assist families in determining their needs and provide:

  • Counseling
  • Parenting support
  • Childbirth and breastfeeding education
  • Smoking cessation services

Classes are in English and Spanish. No appointment is needed.

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