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Just for Kids
A website designed to teach kids about health topics in a fun and friendly way. Also includes pages for parents and teens.
An interactive game that teaches about potential environmental dangers in the home and community.
For Parents and Caregivers
An educational campaign designed to teach children and families about healthy eating, active lifestyles, and moderating screen time.
AAP Health Initiatives
Information from the American Academy of Pediatrics on a wide range of topics such as breastfeeding, immunization, exposure to media, and special needs children.
The American Academy of Pediatric's parent portal that offers safety tips, immunization schedules, and age-specific health information for families.
Mayo Clinic's guide to topics dealing with children's health, including age-specific concerns.
Children and Teenagers Health Topics
A list of topics on MedlinePlus that are specifically about children and teenager health issues.
Local Community Resources
Children's Medical Services
The Children's Medical Services (CMS) program provides children with special health care needs with a family centered, managed system of care.
Florida KidCare is the state’s children’s health insurance program for uninsured children under age 19.
Florida Department of Children and Families
DCF works hard to protect the vulnerable, promote strong and economically self-sufficient families, and advance personal and family recovery and resiliency.
Early Learning Coalition of Alachua County
Serves children ages birth to five years old through supporting Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten and School Readiness programs in Alachua County Early Learning Centers.
Healthy Start of North Central Florida
Free program for pregnant women, new mothers, and babies. Offers care coordination, childbirth education, breastfeeding education & support, parenting education & support, counseling services, etc.
Healthy Families Florida
A voluntary home visitation program for families with new babies that promotes positive parent-child relationships and child health and development.
SWAG Family Resource Center
Serving the southwest area of Gainesville, a community center focused on families. Future plans include the SW Community Clinic.
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