Welcome to HALO for Families©, a public health organization where our ultimate goal is to provide parents and caregivers with relevant and effective high quality tools and resources to increase the confidence necessary to nurture, teach, and model healthy physical, mental, and social behaviors in our nation’s most precious commodity – children.

HealthCare UnTold Podcast

HealthCare Untold is a Podcast dedicated to giving voice to everyday heroes and their untold health stories that can improve health to our most vulnerable communities. Dr. Chanda Nicole Holsey - a Health Education, Maternal, Child Health Specialist and Founder of HALO for Families. | HealthCare UnTold {{ vc_btn: title=Click+For+Podcast&color=danger&size=lg&link=url%3Ahttps%253A%252F%252Fhealthcare-untold.simplecast.com%252Fepisodes%252Fdr-chanda-nicole-holsey%7Ctarget%3A_blank }}

Live Well Seminar – Taking Our Health to Heart

Dr. Chanda Nicole Holsey, of Jacksonville Alumnae Chapter, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., developed and moderated "Taking Our Health to Heart: A Live Well Community Event" for the Tokyo Alumnae Chapter's Physical and Mental Health Committee. Heart Health Month was commemorated by discussing the importance of incorporating and maintaining healthy practices for optimal heart health and [...]

CHEST Foundation

When the African American Wellness Project (AAWP) executive team saw how the COVID-19 pandemic disproportionately impacted African Americans, the organization was revitalized through virtual education. Dr. Holsey, Executive Board Member, successfully secured a grant to focus on respiratory health and served as the project director. Read about how AAWP partnered with the CHEST Foundation to [...]

Let’s Talk Heart Health: Part 2

African American Wellness Project presents, A Virtual Symposuim: Let’s Talk Heart Health in African American Women; Sistah’s It’s a Lifestyle Thing  Incorporating and Maintaining Healthy Practices for Optimal Heart and Obesity Outcomes throughout the Holidays and Into the New Year!  Learning Objectives  By the end of the program, learners will be able to: Know medication [...]

Celebrate You Live

Dr. Chanda Nicole Holsey appeared on Celebrate You Live on Friday, 11/11/22 where Co-hosts LaWanna Bradford (The Bradford Group/The Bradford Group Consulting) and Barbara Beckley (The Diamond Factor) come together each week for this signature show. In honor of Veteran’s Day, LaWanna and Barbara will talk about their relationships as daughters, spouses and friends of [...]

Virtual Town Hall addressing COVID and Influenza Vaccines in African Americans

Drs. Nancy Joseph & Chanda Nicole Holsey of the National Medical Association, Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology Section, submitted an abstract to present at the 2022 APHA Annual Meeting American Public Health Association Annual meeting and Expo in Boston, MA.  It was accepted.  Dr. Joseph presented our work on Nov 9, 2022, as part of the Black [...]

Breast Cancer: Early Signs

Let’s Talk about Breast Cancer:  Early Signs! Know what to do and meet Survivors as they share their Experiences. Hear from breast cancer survivors as they share deeply personal stories of how they found out about their breast cancer diagnosis and successful navigated their treatment. The messages are profound and will help others tremendously. Dr. [...]

Let’s Talk Heart Health

African American Wellness Project & Jack and Jill Jacksonville Chapter Let’s Talk Heart Health in African American Women! A Virtual Symposium We will discuss ways African American women can improve their odds of preventing cardiovascular diseases by understanding risks and taking simple steps to address them. High blood pressure, overweight and obesity, and diabetes are [...]

Digital Health for Equitable Health (DHEH)

Dr. Chanda Nicole Holsey is honored and excited to be a founding board member and to announce the launch of the Digital Health for Equitable Health (DHEH) Alliance. This partnership promotes a more digitally inclusive and accessible #healthcare society for underserved populations. Dr. Holsey’s company, HALO for Families (Healthy Aims for Little Ones and for [...]

Disparities in Vaccinations PSA

In collaboration with the African American Wellness Project, HALO for Families secured a programmatic grant from Merck & Co. to focus on the importance African American remaining up to date on pediatric vaccines. The following PSA was developed by Dr. Chanda Nicole Holsey, and project manager, Solomon Durojaiye. *PSA creation supported in part by an [...]