Every Baby Deserves a Healthy Start!

Healthy Start Coalition Office Closure

The health and safety of pregnant women, infants, and families in our community is our number one priority. Because of that, and the recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control regarding COVID-19 for individuals to avoid crowds, we have decided to close our office and have staff work remotely from home.

If you have an urgent need, please contact Executive Director, Shon Ewens at: shon.ewens@healthystartsarasota.org or by calling (205) 506-9914.

Please follow us on Facebook for updates going forward and follow CDC recommendations for keeping your family safe and healthy. (Click here for CDC Guidelines regarding Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) recommendations for pregnant women and infants.)



How Is the National Formula Shortage Affecting Sarasota Babies?

MILK MATTERS How Is the National Formula Shortage Affecting Sarasota Babies? “Our community is aware of this national issue, and are ready to extend a hand,” says Healthy Start Sarasota executive director Ewens. By Allison Forsyth May 17, 2022  Across the United States, expectant and new mothers are concerned about the ongoing baby formula shortage. […]

The Healthy Stat Coalition of Sarasota County recognizes there are a lot of countries experiencing turmoil with refugees arriving to the U.S. with many needs.  Healthy Start is here to help all pregnant women and families with young children up to age 3 in Florida. Click here for resources for families new to Florida.


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