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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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Dr. Joy Jackson
Director, Florida Department of Health in Polk County

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:

ICARE

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.

Strategic Plan:

The Florida Department of Health in Polk County (FDOH-Polk) initiated a new new strategic planning process (PDF 1mb opens in new window) in March 2018 to define the direction and course for the next four years. Click the link below to view the FDOH-Polk 2019-2022 Strategic Plan, which runs from January 1, 2019 – December 31, 2022.

FDOH-Polk 2019-2022 Strategic Plan (PDF 3mb opens in new window)