JaxCares Glasses Donation
November 03, 2014
Each year, City of Jacksonville employees collect gently used prescription eyewear and non-prescription sunglasses and donate them to local Lions Club/OneSight programs.  On Monday, November 3rd, Medical Examiner’s Office staff Brittany Barney and Wendy Meacham delivered 12 pairs of eye glasses and eight pairs of sunglasses as part of this year’s JaxCares project.
First Responders at JIA drill on Oct. 1
October 02, 2014
On Wednesday, Oct. 1, Medical Examiner’s Office staff participated in a triennial emergency preparedness exercise at Jacksonville International Airport. The drill, which is required by the FAA, allows the airport and first responders to evaluate their response to a major aircraft incident. The exercise also fulfills accreditation requirements for the Medical Examiner’s office.  
MEO supports Wolfson Children's Hospital
August 11, 2014
On Friday, July 25, Medical Examiner’s Office staff Wendy Meacham and Sarah Desuyo delivered toys and gift cards in support of Wolfson Children’s Hospital third annual “Christmas in July” event.

Wendy Meacham
July 18, 2014
Wendy Meacham, a forensic investigator with the District 4 Medical Examiner’s Office, was recently named to the ABMDI Advisory Council, becoming the first person from District 4 to serve on the council. As a member of the Advisory Council, she and her colleagues are responsible for working with the ABMDI’s educational consultant to develop and maintain test specifications for two levels of national certification examinations.  Currently, more than 1400 people hold certifications from ABMDI nationwide.


Guests at the Donor Drive in City Hall
June 03, 2014
In recognition of Donate Life Month this April, the City of Jacksonville partnered with LifeNet Health of Florida, Lifequest, and the Jacksonville Transplant Alliance to kick off the inaugural City of Jacksonville Employee Donor Registration Drive. Mayor Alvin Brown issued a proclamation declaring April to be Donate Life Month throughout Jacksonville.

With more than 3,700 Floridians and 120,000 patients nationwide on the transplant waiting list, city employees as well as other Jacksonville residents were encouraged to visit donatelifeflorida.org to make their wishes known about organ and tissue donation.