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Healthy Start Coalition

The Healthy Start Coalition of Okaloosa and Walton Counties is a program dedicated to the health and wellbeing of local pregnant women, infants, and families. The local coalition is part of a statewide consortium of 32 Healthy Stat Coalitions who provide services in all 67 counties in the state of Florida. The Healthy Start Coalition is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization led by a volunteer board of directors. Our services are provided by trained professionals known as Healthy Start Care Coordinators. Our Okaloosa County Services Provider is Chautauqua Healthcare Services and our Walton County Service Provider is the Walton County Health Department.

The Healthy Start Coalition of Okaloosa and Walton Counties is funded by the Agency for Healthcare Administration and the Florida Department of Health.

Has the resources for his 2-year old and baby on the way.

Quit smoking during her pregnancy.

Knows what to expect during her pregnancy.

Knows how to safely secure and use a carseat.

Program Participants Learn:

  • What to expect during pregnancy and childbirth
  • Baby developmental milestones
  • Parenting tips
  • Household budgeting
  • Strategies to build a strong family foundation