skip to content

It's a New Day in Public Health.

The Florida Department of Health works to protect, promote & improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county, & community efforts.

skip to content

Washing Your Hands Saves Lives

Full Story
Did you know one of the most effective ways to keep you and your family healthy is also the simplest? We’re talking about good handwashing. What your mother said is true: If you don’t wash your hands, you’re going to get sick. You can get the common cold, yes, but the risks of skipping this important health habit are much more far-reaching and can be severe.

Did you know one of the most effective ways to keep you and your family healthy is also the simplest?

We’re talking about good handwashing.

What your mother said is true: If you don’t wash your hands, you’re going to get sick. You can get the common cold, yes, but the risks of skipping this important health habit are much more far-reaching and can be severe.

Full Story on FloridaHealth.gov

Did you know that in Polk County, children ages 0-9 are more likely to drown in home swimming pools than any other body of water? One way to keep your kids safe is by teaching them how to swim. Swim lessons are being offered across Polk County. Click the link below to download the Polk County 2019 Swim Lesson Facilities PDF.

Click the following link for more information (PDF, 578kB)

Upcoming Events

No events at this time

More Events...