State Senator, District 38
“I am pleased to support the efforts of the Miami-Dade Health Action Network. Community partners across all sectors must collaborate in order to ensure that the safety-net provides efficient, effective and coordinated care to Miami-Dade County residents.”
Juan Carlos Zapata
District 11, Miami-Dade County Board of County Commissioners
“As Co-founder of the MD-HAN, I have observed the exponential growth of the Network from a few dozen partners to over 2,300 community partners. With an emphasis on “Health in all Policies”, we continue leverage our strengths to promote and implement innovative models that increase affordable access to quality health care for our community.”
Carlos A. Gimenez
Mayor, Miami-Dade County
"It is truly an honor for me to recognize and applaud the Health Council of South Florida for their 45 years of exceptional service as the state designated local health planning agency, unbiased data source and premier community collaborator for Miami-Dade and Monroe counties."
Former State Director, Enroll America
“Enroll America is proud to partner with the Health Council of South Florida and values the vital role the MDHAN played during the Affordable Care Act/Health Insurance Marketplace’s first open enrollment period. The Network provided us with a platform to highlight useful tools, community events and other pertinent Marketplace information to educate and inform residents and community partners throughout Miami-Dade County.”
Annie Neasman, RN, MS
President and CEO, Jessie Trice Community Health Centers
“The Health Council of South Florida is truly committed to being the catalyst to bring change to Miami-Dade County’s safety-net. Through their work in the MD-HAN, they are convening key community partners together to develop promising programs and support essential innovations that can lead to improvements in the health of our community.”
Lillian Rivera, RN, MSN, Ph.D.
Administrator, Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County
“The Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade salutes the efforts of the Miami-Dade Health Action Network. We cannot ask for a better partner as we achieve our mission, which is to protect and promote the health of all residents and visitors of Miami-Dade County. We are thankful for the Network’s commitment to Miami-Dade County as we work in increase access to care to Miami-Dade’s underserved population.”
HCSF selected for the HCI 2015 Annual Achievement Award
We are honored to announce that HCSF has been awarded the 2015 Healthy Communities Institute’s Annual Achievement Award! This award recognizes organizations with innovative models for Health Improvement and how each applicant created change within their community.
The Health Council of South Florida was recognized for their Affordable Care Act (ACA) community page on Miami Matters. The page served as a platform, creating an ACA community page where information on upcoming events, how to schedule appointments with a HCSF Navigators, educational material and important links to resources and news could be shared with the community. During open enrollment, HCSF participated in over 30 educational sessions, and over 40 mass enrollment events throughout Miami-Dade and Monroe counties. HCSF also actively hosted multilingual enrollment efforts in several community based organizations (CBOs), providing easy access to Affordable Care Act/Health Insurance Marketplace (ACA/HIM) education, local resources and in person assistance for residents in their language of preference.