Living with Diabetes: My Story

Volunteer Today! Learn more! Living with Diabetes: My Story Hello. My name is Wendy and I have diabetes.   I was diagnosed in my mid 20’s but as I got older I did not acknowledge the diagnosis. I was too young. I had other things to worry about. I was in denial....

Preparing for a Hurricane

Be Prepared! Here are some links to help prepare for a hurricane. National Hurricane Center Advisories Florida Disaster Preparedness Price Gouging Hotline...

Things to Consider about End of Life Care

As we age, we will unavoidably experience the loss of people we are close to; friends; family members.  Sometimes we put off thinking about and preparing for the death of a loved one as if to prepare for the inevitable event might hasten it.  We hear the words...

Technology to Help with Medication Adherence

Medication adherence simply means sticking to your prescription.  It is estimated that three out of four Americans do not take their medication as directed.  Not taking your medicine as prescribed can have some bad consequences. There are medications that should not...

Alachua County Community Survey

Alachua County residents who are 18 years and older are invited to participate in a study that investigates what they think about health and health care. The information collected will be used by Alachua County leaders to build a healthier community. This survey was...
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