Promoting Literacy in Our Community
Contact the Maternal and Child Health Section
Maternal and Child Health Section
4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin A13
Tallahassee, FL 32399
Reach Out and Read is a program that promotes early literacy and school readiness in pediatric exam rooms. At well-child visits, from 6 months to 5 years, doctors and nurses provide information about the importance of reading aloud and give new, developmentally appropriate books to the children to take home.
Imagination Library is a program that mails new, age appropriate books to homes in an effort to ensure that every child has books, regardless of their family’s income.
The Institute for Healthcare Advancement has information specific to health literacy.