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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.

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Mission:

To protect,  promote, and improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county, and community efforts.

Vision:

To Be The Healthiest State in the Nation

Values:

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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.

Our History

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.