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  • 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....

  • A Message from the CEO

    As we head into the holiday season, I encourage you to find ways to be grateful. Despite our trying times, there are glimmers of hope and rays of sunshine all around us. One such glimmer of hope is the Children’s Crisis Center that we are building for kids with severe behavioral health issues. ...

  • New Mobile Medical Van Designated to Bring Better Access to Healthcare

    Accompanied by community leaders, Community Health of South Florida, Inc. (CHI) leaders celebrated a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its new mobile medical van. The goal is to continue to drive community health forward by providing greater access to care in the South Florida community. ...

  • Top South Florida Fundraiser Victoria Castro Joins CHI As New Director Of Development

    CHI has hired proven South Florida fundraiser Victoria Castro. Castro draws from more than 25 years of successful fundraising and development expertise to help raise funds for the children’s crisis center and other critical projects....

  • Virtual Ground-Breaking For Children’s Crisis Center

    With children’s suicide rates up and related mental health issues on the rise, Community Health of South Florida (CHI) moved forward with a virtual groundbreaking for its Children’s Crisis Center, the first of its kind to serve children in crisis in southern Miami-Dade and Monroe Counties....

  • CHI’s Brodes H. Hartley, Jr. Teaching Health Center Celebrates 2020 Class With Virtual Graduation, White Coat Ceremonies

    June marked a special occasion for Community Health of South Florida, Inc., (CHI) and the Brodes H. Hartley Jr. Teaching Health Center’s class of 2020. After months of hard work coupled with the challenges of fighting a global pandemic, four family medicine residents, one OB/GYN, and three psychiatry residents were honored on Saturday, June 20, at the teaching health center’s first-ever virtual graduation....

  • A Message from the President

    I hope this message finds you safe and in good health. We are living through tough times. COVID-19 is spreading through South Florida and on top of that, we have civil unrest linked to the ongoing battle for equality. Our founder, Doris Ison, was a change agent and a visionary. She wanted to be sure that everyone, regardless of economic background or race, had access to high-quality healthcare. Today we continue to fulfill her vision....

  • CHI First South Florida Facility to Provide Covid-19 Drive-Through Testing

    With South Florida facing a health crisis, Community Health of South Florida, Inc. became the first facility to offer drive-through COVID-19 testing in Miami-Dade and Monroe County. The non-profit organization sprung into action, mobilizing its team and providing many communities invaluable health resources when they were most needed....

  • HOW TO SAVE A CHILD WITH A GAME OF GOLF

    It’s a team effort for Glen Rice and friends as they golf to raise money for a children’s crisis center. Nearly every day, the Crisis Center at Community Health of South Florida, Inc. (CHI) sees a child brought in by his or her parents or......

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