To protect, promote, and improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county, and community efforts.
To Be The Healthiest State in the Nation
I nnovation: We search for creative solutions and manage resources wisely.
C ollaboration: We use teamwork to achieve common goals & solve problems.
A ccountability: We perform with integrity & respect.
R esponsiveness: We achieve our mission by serving our customers & engaging our partners.
E xcellence: We promote quality outcomes through learning & continuous performance improvement.
The Florida Department of Health in Polk County has a long history of providing important services to our community. Click the link below to view an interactive timeline of our past.