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  • CHI Receives a $52,000 Grant to Help End the HIV Pandemic in South Florida

    Florida remains among the top five states with the highest rates of HIV diagnoses, according to Becker’s Hospital Review. In South Florida, individuals are faced with stigmas that stem in part from cultural diversity. Many Hispanics, Haitians, and African-Americans have certain biases toward HIV, which pose a......

  • CHI Shows Appreciation for Foster Parents with a Drive-Through Celebration

    On May 4th, therapeutic foster mom Maureen Lewis was welcomed by honks, cheers, and applause as she drove into the Doris Ison Health Center with her two foster children....

  • Message From CEO

    A year of celebrations continues! CHI officially turned 50 years old on May 12th, and I want to give a special thanks to those who joined us for our birthday festivities....

  • CHI Celebrates 50 Years of Service in South Florida By Recognizing Patients and Donors

    On May 12th, excitement buzzed at the Doris Ison Health Center. As the Happy Birthday song played, CHI staff prepared for a day they would never forget: CHI’s 50th anniversary....

  • CHI Team Member Appointed to National Homeless Council Board

    The National Health Care for the Homeless Council (NHCHC) appointed a Community Health of South Florida, Inc. (CHI) team member to its national board. Eunice Hines, Director of Migrant Health and Outreach Services, said she is excited to serve in this capacity. Hines has been......

  • CHI School Nurses Bring Inspiration to the South Florida Community

    Nurse Syndia Jean-Baptist sobbed when she received her ACTion Hero Award alongside fellow school-based nurses, Norma Carrasco and Bethany Simmons-Little, at Community Health of South Florida, Inc by the CEO, Brodes H. Hartley, Jr.  The emotional wounds were still raw. Just two weeks prior, Jean-Baptist......

  • Message From CEO

    Hope has arrived, and we are finally headed in the right direction. As we are able to vaccinate more and more people, I truly believe that we will get through this difficult time in the near future. The pandemic has pushed our team at CHI......

  • CHI Vaccinates Underserved and Hard-to-Reach Populations Through Strategic Outreach

    Tasha Robinson sat in the observation area of the COVID-19 vaccination site, set up by Community Health of South Florida, Inc. (CHI) at Naranja Park. Although her mouth was covered by her mask, she smiled excitedly with her eyes. Just minutes prior, Tasha had received......

  • CHI Celebrates Women Who Inspire During Women’s History Month

    March is Women’s History Month, dedicated to celebrating women’s important contributions in history.   At Community Health of South Florida, Inc. (CHI), women are recognized every day, as CHI would not exist without the sheer will and passion of one very special woman, Doris Ison.  ......

  • CHI Provides Its First Doses of COVID-19 Vaccines to Its Frontline Workers & Elderly.

    Community Health of South Florida, Inc. (CHI) began administering the first COVID-19 vaccine for its frontline healthcare workers on January 5, 2021. The Moderna vaccines arrived at Doris Ison Health Center. Maria Caba, a patient care technician at Doris Ison, was the first to receive......

  • Message from the CEO

    I feel a sense of hope and excitement as we head into a new year, our 50th anniversary as an organization, and now a federal structure to combat COVID-19. Change is coming, and we are seeing the glimmers of healing and recovery all around us. ...

  • Direct Relief and the Miami Heat Recognize and Celebrate CHI Staff With Special Event

    Kantrell Young, Executive Secretary at Community Health of South Florida, Inc., couldn’t contain her excitement as she arrived at the main entrance of Doris Ison Health Center. Burnie, the Miami HEAT Mascot, was dancing, and the HEAT dancers were shaking their hips along with him.......

  • NBC: Professionals Say 2020 Will Have Long-Term Impacts on Mental Health [Twitter]

    In a year that was filled with uncertainty, isolation and grief, @SimoneBoyce reports on what mental health professionals have struggled with in 2020 and what makes them stay hopeful. Watch NOW: https://t.co/U4UZMHn7bF pic.twitter.com/zSgaNG4psE — NBC News NOW (@NBCNewsNow) December 15, 2020...

  • What We Know and Still Don’t Know About COVID-19

    The 26 families serving as foster parents in Community Health of South Florida, Inc.’s Specialized Therapeutic Foster Care Program are facing tough times. The challenge of caring for a foster child with severe behavioral health issues can be a daunting task....

  • CHI Dental Department Uses High Tech Innovations to Keep Patients Safe

    The 26 families serving as foster parents in Community Health of South Florida, Inc.’s Specialized Therapeutic Foster Care Program are facing tough times. The challenge of caring for a foster child with severe behavioral health issues can be a daunting task....

  • Message from the CEO

    The 26 families serving as foster parents in Community Health of South Florida, Inc.’s Specialized Therapeutic Foster Care Program are facing tough times. The challenge of caring for a foster child with severe behavioral health issues can be a daunting task....

  • Baby Delivered at CHI’s Marathon Health Center

    The 26 families serving as foster parents in Community Health of South Florida, Inc.’s Specialized Therapeutic Foster Care Program are facing tough times. The challenge of caring for a foster child with severe behavioral health issues can be a daunting task....

  • CHI Shows Appreciation for Foster Parents

    The 26 families serving as foster parents in Community Health of South Florida, Inc.’s Specialized Therapeutic Foster Care Program are facing tough times. The challenge of caring for a foster child with severe behavioral health issues can be a daunting task....

  • CHI Offers Diabetes Drive-Through Screening for the South Florida Community

    “Diabetes Drive-Through” sounds like a nickname for fast-food sweets, but at Community Health of South Florida, Inc. (CHI), it is an innovate blood sugar screening program. Patients drive up to the station at one of CHI’s health centers and get their A1C test, blood pressure, a foot exam, and their test results....

  • Blake Hall Promoted to President of CHI

    Community Health of South Florida, Inc. (CHI) is excited to announce the promotion of Blake Hall as its new president. He has been with the non-profit healthcare company for 15 years and has excelled at securing opportunity, growth, and quality care improvements....

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