Month: September 2020

Brighter Beginnings Nurse Manager Helps Fight Infant Mortality Rates While Building Community

Willie C. Roberts, nurse manager of Brighter Beginnings, began working with the program shortly after it was developed eight years ago with the goal of lowering Jacksonville’s infant mortality rate – which is the highest in the state of Florida. Throughout her time with the program, Roberts has not only improved the curriculum, she has […]

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Delicious Destinations “Dine In Edition” Raises $126,000

Delicious Destinations has been a signature event for Ascension St. Vincent’s Foundation for 18 years, but with the spread of the novel coronavirus and concerns of safety for both staff and guests, this year’s event was reimagined. On Saturday, Sept. 12, we hosted Delicious Destinations “Dine In Edition” presented by Miller Electric – a virtual, […]

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Faith Community Nursing Serves Local Youth in Need

In conjunction with Pediatric Mobile Health and the University of North Florida’s ARNP program, our Nursing Community Outreach team recently provided free physicals to underserved and uninsured youth. At this outreach event, youth between the ages of 4 and 18 were served, with a total of 38 school physicals and 20 sports physicals administered. The […]

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