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FL Dept of Health in Pinellas - Main Contact Information - Phone Available 24 hrs/day

What is public health?  

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Our History 

The Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County was established in 1936 and was the 7th county Health Department to open its doors in the State of Florida. Today, the Health Department has more than 700 employees in six locations throughout Pinellas County all working to serve your needs in areas that range from controlling infectious diseases to safe drinking water to disaster preparedness.

Our Mission 

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

Our Vision 

To be the  Healthiest State in the Nation.

Our Values (I CARE) 

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.

Additional DOH-Pinellas Resources 

DOH-Pinellas Table of Organization

Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County Brochure

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